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CURRENT EXHIBITS [42]


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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
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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
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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 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
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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 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
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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 Group Show: The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
August 24th - November 23rd
added about 1 month ago

The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle is an exhibition and public program that engages artists and practitioners in considering conditions of the middle—both conceptual and concrete. Artwork on view in The Chicago Effect will explore permeable boundaries, liminal spaces, and in-betweens, identifying and asserting the necessity of the middle as a fertile improvisational space that becomes a...   [more]

Opening: September 13th   12:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Stephen Collier, Ben Sanders: Whiteface

LVL3 Gallery    north side
1542 Milwaukee Ave. #3
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 469-0333
http://www.lvl3gallery.com
August 23rd - September 28th
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LVL3 is excited to present Whiteface: a two-person exhibition featuring New Orleans-based Stephen Collier and Los Angeles-based Ben Sanders. Collier’s work is rooted in cultural and historical artifact and brings to attention the unknown or the uncertainty of facts. Sanders explores social themes while creating personal mythologies around food, race, faith, language, appropriation, and artistic pro...   [more]

Opening: August 23rd   6:00 PM - 10:00 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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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alexander Calder: MCA DNA: ALEXANDER CALDER

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
October 12th, 2013 - May 10th, 2015
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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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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Zachary Cahill: Snow

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
April 29th - September 28th
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Zachary Cahill’s BMO Harris Bank Chicago Works exhibition, Snow, presents the third phase of the Chicago-based artist’s USSA 2012 project, which explores the roles that art and institutions play in society. In Snow, Cahill invites visitors to enter the USSA 2012: Wellness Center. Divided into three sections—a welcome center, a library, and an art gallery—this installation br...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
May 3rd - October 5th
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Frida Kahlo is one of the most famous artists in the world. Her reputation and persona have grown immensely since her death in 1954, yet posthumously she has been turned into a stereotype of Latin American art. This predicament, along with her celebrity status, often overshadows the confrontational and boldly transgressive nature of her paintings, and ultimately undermines the revolutionary intent of her...   [more]



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