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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ian Pedigo: The Arrows Like Soft Moon Beams

65GRAND    west loop/west town
1369 W Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
April 17th - May 23rd
added 26 days ago

Opening: April 17th   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Anne Lindberg: drawn below

Carrie Secrist Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
April 18th - May 30th
added about 1 month ago

Opening: April 18th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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
March 12th, 1994 - December 31st, 2020
added over 3 years ago

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]

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alison Ruttan: when all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
January 24th - May 10th
added 3 months ago

In this new installation situated in all three Michigan Avenue Galleries, the artist flanks her earlier photographic and video project, based on Jane Goodall’s disturbing study of Chimpanzee behavior, with a new and continuing series of ceramic maquettes based on photographic documentation of recent global sites of conflict.   [more]

Opening: January 23rd   5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Archibald Motley: Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
March 7th - August 31st
added 2 months ago

The FREE exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist celebrates twentieth-century American artist Archibald J. Motley, Jr. (1891-1981) and reveals his continued impact on art history. While considered a major contributor to the Harlem Renaissance, Motley never lived in New York but rather played that role from Chicago – his home for most of his life. This full-scale survey of 42 remarkable paintin...   [more]

Opening: March 6th   5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Chicago’s Gospel Truths

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
April 15th - June 1st
added 11 days ago

Gospel music has ages-old history and traditions. But once gospel met Chicago, it was never the same again. Chicago’s Gospel Truths at the Chicago Cultural Center tells this unique musical story through a display of historic photographs and original artifacts. Legends of Chicago gospel including Thomas A. Dorsey, Mahalia Jackson, Sallie Martin and many other remarkable composers and performers are re...   [more]

Opening: April 15th   9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jackie Saccoccio: Echo

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
March 13th - April 25th
added about 1 month ago

Corbett vs. Dempsey is pleased to announce Echo, an exhibition of new paintings by Jackie Saccoccio. This is the first full-scale show of Saccoccio’s work in Chicago. Continuing and deepening her approach to abstract portraiture, Saccoccio’s newest paintings balance various contradictory forces – explosive energy, atmospheric and diaphanous space, majestic compositional sensibil...   [more]

Opening: March 13th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Matthew Metzger: Solo Exhibition

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
March 13th - April 25th
added about 1 month ago

In the West Wing, CvsD presents new paintings by Chicago artist Matthew Metzger. From a series of works that stem from saxophonist Anthony Braxton’s landmark For Alto, each painting is a result of a meditation on the limits of one’s breath. At what point can a single inhalation, and its pensive outward blow, provide an alternative understanding of the distance between the end and a beginning, a...   [more]

Opening: March 13th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Morris Barazani: Drawings, 1948-54

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
March 13th - April 25th
added about 1 month ago

Completing the March trifecta, in the East Wing CvsD is proud to unveil a group of vintage works on paper by the master abstract painter Morris Barazani. Drawings and watercolors made from 1948-1954, in the period just after he’d studied at the Institute of Design clarify Barazani’s position on the top shelf of Chicago’s abstract artists, delicacy and taste offset by ingenuity and ri...   [more]

Opening: March 13th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Rooted in Soil

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
January 29th - April 26th
added 5 months ago

Soil is omnipresent: a life-sustaining but overlooked medium whose cycle of decomposition and regeneration forms the very basis of life itself. Yet human activities such as large-scale farming and deforestation are compromising the health of soil on a global scale. This exhibition will bring together works by contemporary artists that explore multiple aspects of soil, documenting natural processes an...   [more]

Opening: January 29th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Erin Jane Nelson: Petrichor

Document    west loop/west town
845 w Washington Blvd. 3f
Chicago, IL 60607
+1 262-719-3500
March 13th - April 25th
added about 1 month ago

Document is pleased to present Petrichor, a selection on New Works by Oakland based artist Erin Jane Nelson. The exhibition is comprised of quilts, flocked aluminum prints, animal cages, ceramic sculptures, a rotary rock tumbler, and other ready-mades. The works in this exhibition span a year long project spent describing the conditions of Nelson’s civic body in the Bay Area and the various...   [more]

Opening: March 13th   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Nancy Lu Rosenheim: Swallow City

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
April 12th - July 12th
added 10 days ago

HYDE PARK ART CENTER PRESENTS MIXED-MEDIA INSTALLATION “NANCY LU ROSENHEIM: SWALLOW CITY” APRIL 12 – JULY 12, 2015 Nancy Lu Rosenheim explores the intersection of natural and man-made forms in her mixed-media installation. Chicago – In her solo exhibition Swallow City, Nancy Lu Rosenheim transforms Gallery 2 and the lobby of Hyde Park Art Center from Apr...   [more]

Opening: April 19th   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Angel Otero: Lago

Kavi Gupta Chicago - Elizabeth Street   
219 N. Elizabeth Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
March 28th - May 9th
added 2 months ago

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO BERLIN is proud to announce an exhibition of new paintings, “Lago,” by Angel Otero. This will be the first exhibition to showcase Otero’s series of silicone transfers onto canvas with brightly powdered pigment. In this new series, Otero distills photographic images into line patterns in order to transfer onto canvas using a unique monoprinting technique. An i...   [more]

Opening: March 22nd   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Todd Kelly, Morgan Mandalay: Happy Little

LVL3 Gallery    north side
1542 Milwaukee Ave. #3
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 469-0333
April 11th - May 10th
added 23 days ago

LVL3 presents Happy Little, a two-person exhibition showcasing Brooklyn-based Todd Kelly and San Diego-based Morgan Mandalay. Kelly produces paintings influenced by the gravitational pull of objects and the various ways stories are developed and told. Mandalay approaches painting as a performed event, engaging hierarchies of order and meaning within his surfaces. These artists play with the traditi...   [more]

Opening: April 11th   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Abigail DeVille: not yet titled

moniquemeloche gallery    west loop/west town
2154 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
February 7th - May 30th
added 4 months ago

Artist talk: Saturday, February 7, 4-5pm Reception: Saturday, February 7, 5-7pm For her on the wall project at moniquemeloche, Abigail DeVille will produce a new installation in situ, continuing her investigation into the 18th-century idea of dark stars and the rejection of black holes. DeVille creates lush, textured environments that occupy a space between the claustrophobia of the urban enviro...   [more]

Opening: February 7th   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alexander Calder: MCA DNA: ALEXANDER CALDER

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
October 12th, 2013 - August 9th
added over 1 year ago

MCA DNA: Alexander Calder traces the development of the artist’s ideas over a fifty-year career, in particular, his exploration of how art can move in response to its physical environment. The exhibition presents examples of Alexander Calder’s (American, 1898–1976), mobiles, stabiles, and works on paper dating from the 1920s to the 1970s—a selection of the museum’s in-dept...   [more]

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