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CURRENT EXHIBITS [44]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Peter Dreher: Day by Day, Good Day

Alan Koppel Gallery    river north/near north side
806 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60610
312.640.0730
http://alankoppel.com/
July 10th - September 2nd
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The Alan Koppel Gallery is pleased to present Peter Dreher: Day by Day, Good Day, an exhibition featuring German artist Peter Dreher’s ongoing lifework. The series of seemingly identical canvases all take the same subject: a transparent water glass placed on a nondescript table against a white wall. Always setting this still life in a corner of his studio in Sankt Märgen, Dreher has retur...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Norman Zammitt: Solo Exhibition

Andrew Rafacz Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
312-404-9188
http://www.andrewrafacz.com/
July 19th - September 6th
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ANDREW RAFACZ continues 2014 with Norman Zammitt, historical paintings by Norman Zammitt. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. It continues through September 6, 2014.A pioneer of the Light and Space movement of Southern California, Norman Zammitt often worked on canvases that were mural-sized, but the artist also worked intensely on much smaller paintings in his studio, re...   [more]

Opening: July 19th   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jeremy Bolen: Fluorescenceing

Andrew Rafacz Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
312-404-9188
http://www.andrewrafacz.com/
July 19th - September 6th
added about 1 month ago

ANDREW RAFACZ continues summer 2014 with Fluorescenceing, new works by Jeremy Bolen. This is the artist’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. It continues through Saturday, September 6, 2014. Investigating unresolved energies that still remain from human intervention with the planet, Jeremy Bolen’s newest body of work presents imagery of the visible and invisible as an evolving land...   [more]

Opening: July 19th   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Framed & Ready

Catherine Edelman Gallery    river north/near north side
300 W. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60610
312.266.2350
http://www.edelmangallery.com/
July 11th - August 29th
added about 1 month ago

More than 19 years ago, Catherine Edelman Gallery moved out of its second floor gallery to the lower level of 300 W. Superior Street, doubling its footprint. In 2005 it expanded again, adding an additional 1200 sq. feet of exhibition space. Now in its 26th year, CEG is running out of storage space. To help alleviate this problem, we’ve decided to mount Framed & Ready, a rotation of gallery...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Stephen Beal, Richard Nickel, Barbara Crane, Bob Thall: Chicago Landmarks Before the Lens

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
March 12th, 1994 - December 31st, 2020
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Presented by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, this exhibition of 72 black and white photographs from 1956 to 1987 offers a detailed view of 24 designated Chicago Landmarks.  The exhibit features the work of renowned architectural photographers Richard Nickel, Barbara Crane, Bob Thall and Stephen Beal.     [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Shane Huffman: 100 100s on the One and a Half

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
April 26th - August 24th
added 4 months ago

Shane Huffman is swimming to the Moon. If ignorance of the laws of nature is the basis of superstition, there's an element of deliberate superstition in Huffman's willful revision of cosmic order. Huffman reinvests interplanetary space, drained of mystery by the imposed order of cosmological description, with something "extra and other." Using photography as an investigative process that works with three c...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Adelheid Mers: Enter the Matrix

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
April 26th - August 24th
added 4 months ago

From studio critique, a mode of conversation about art works, Mers has evolved a generative, productive method of talking about other issues as well, by diagramming them onto her Fractal 3-Line Matrix. In this exhibition, she presents diagrams of conversations with artists about their work, visualizations of arts ecologies and first iteration of Face Cloud, a cooperation with programmer Robert Woodley....   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Miller & Shellabarger: Again Gone

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
April 26th - August 24th
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Miller & Shellabarger use gunpowder and black oil sunflower seeds to outline their bodies and hands. Both materials hold immense amounts of energy, even when distilled into diminutive containers, and are utilized for their rich metaphorical connotation. One is used to feed the flame. The other is left as feed. Each poured out to trace their forms, each consumed and gone like the bodies they once...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd CHGO DSGN: Recent Object and Graphic Design

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
May 31st - November 2nd
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CHGO DSGN [Chicago Design] is a major exhibition of recent object and graphic design by 100+ of the city’s leading designers. Chicago has long been regarded as an international center for design, and this retrospective celebrates the region’s creative and innovative spirit. The exhibition is curated by Rick Valicenti, 2011 recipient of the prestigious Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Desi...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Hebru Brantley: Parade Day Rain

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
June 14th - September 23rd
added 18 days ago

Hebru Brantley explores the human experience of emotion through the story of Parade Day Rain. Looking at optimism and pessimism and their place in the journey from Light to Dark through a narrative of his flyboys and girls and a parade. This exhibition of a “float” and multimedia murals and overhead “ceiling” paintings will create an immersive environment for the viewer.   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Walter Hamady: Merit Badge

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
773.278.1664
http://www.corbettvsdempsey.com
July 25th - August 23rd
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For its mid-summer exhibition, Corbett vs. Dempsey is very pleased to announce Merit Badge, an exhibition of work by Walter Hamady. An heroic figure to adventurous book designers, Hamady has been at the forefront of innovative book arts for 50 years. He baptized his imprint, The Perishable Press Limited, in 1964, publishing books of poetry by a range of writers including Paul Auster, Paul Blackbu...   [more]

Opening: July 25th   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Bookish

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
773.278.1664
http://www.corbettvsdempsey.com
July 25th - August 23rd
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To complement Hamady’s show, Corbett vs. Dempsey has assembled Bookish, an exhibition of book-related works by a diverse range of artists. These include more conceptually oriented pieces by Bruce Nauman (a gorgeous 1968 bookwork), Gary Hill, and Richard Artschwager, a rare, early, accordion-fold book by Kerry James Marshall, Molly Zuckerman-Hartung’s book-painting “The W...   [more]

Opening: July 25th   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Diego Rivera, John Wilson, Luis Jimenez, Elizabeth Catlett, Gerda Meyer Bernstein: Fires Will Burn: Politically Engaged Art from the Permanent Collection

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
July 10th - December 21st
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Drawing on DePaul’s own collection, this exhibition surveys a wide range of political expression, from a Diego Rivera painting of the Mexican Revolution through John Wilson’s searing Down by the Riverside, a suite of etchings about slavery, and Gerda Meyer Bernstein’s powerful installation The Justice Chair. Of particular interest is a seldom-seen portfolio of prints by Chicago artists pr...   [more]

Opening: July 10th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jeff Carter: The Common Citizenship of Forms

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
July 10th - August 31st
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Using ready-to-assemble components from the global home-furnishings store Ikea, Jeff Carter repurposes them into architectural models that are simultaneously familiar and a bit off-kilter. His constructions explore the formal vocabulary of Bauhaus architecture while also considering the dilemma of modern material culture: can mass-produced consumer goods be “good” design? Which is more...   [more]

Opening: July 10th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Rodrigo Zendejas, Jeremiah Jones, Candice Latimer, Jessi Walsh: Fast Forward : Rewind : Play

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
May 11th - August 31st
added 4 months ago

Fast Forward : Rewind : Play presents a playful and experimental format for an exhibition incorporating artwork, murals, creative exercises, and ideas from Art Center teaching artists, student artists, and youth artists. The Kanter-McCormick Gallery will become a curatorial laboratory for five quick-and-dirty shows proposed by participants involved in the Art Center’s Oakman Clinton School &...   [more]

Opening: May 29th   5:30 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Wangechi Mutu: The End of eating Everything

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art    suburbs
Northwestern University, 40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
847-491-4000
http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
July 8th - November 30th
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The End of eating Everything (still), 2013. Animated video (color, sound), 8:10 minute loop, edition of 6. Courtesy of the artist, Gladstone Gallery, New York, and Victoria Miro Gallery, London. Commissioned by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. © Wangechi Mutu. The Block Museum presents The End of eating Everything, a new animated video by Kenyan-born, Brooklyn-based artist W...   [more]

Opening: July 8th   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM



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