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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Katie Hickman, Bradford Kessler, Puppies Puppies, Josh Reames, Kat Schneider: Dogs Chase Balls

Carrie Secrist Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
November 22nd, 2014 - January 31st - closing in 5 days
added 3 months ago

We need something real, essential, that’s in front of our faces, and we need to believe deeply in it. We don't need hypotheticals, we don't need speculation, we want to touch things, feel them, trust them. We need to wade into art and surround ourselves with it. We’ve become apathetic and callous. We spent the whole day on our laptops. Now we’re noticing details; looking for short flee...   [more]

Opening: November 22nd, 2014   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Allison Smith: Set Dressing

The Arts Club of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
201 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 787-3997
October 16th, 2014 - January 31st - closing in 5 days
added 4 months ago

The Arts Club of Chicago is pleased to announce Allison Smith: Set Dressing (16 October 2014­-31 January 2015). Known for her combined interest in the cultural phenomenon of historical reenactment and the social histories embedded in craft practices, Smith has staged performances, demonstrations, installations, and workshops in spaces ranging from her storefront studio in Oakland, California...   [more]

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Clare E. Rojas: Everyone Has Those Spaces

Kavi Gupta Chicago - Elizabeth Street   
219 N. Elizabeth Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
November 22nd, 2014 - February 1st - closing in 6 days
added 3 months ago

Opening Reception: November 22, 4-7pm Kavi Gupta Gallery is pleased to present its fourth solo exhibition of work by Clare E. Rojas. This new body of work, inspired by an observance of forms in nature, continues Rojas’s study of geometric abstraction that was introduced in her exhibition Spaces In Between, at Kavi Gupta in 2012. Historically, Rojas is well known for her narrative and fol...   [more]

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Pietro da Cortona, the Carracci, Francesco Salviati, Salvator Rosa: Strokes of Genius: Italian Drawings from the Goldman Collection

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
November 1st, 2014 - February 1st - closing in 6 days
added 3 months ago

Focusing on the periods of Mannerism and the early Baroque, Strokes of Genius showcases over 80 masterpieces of Italian draftsmanship selected from the collection of Chicagoans Jean and Steven Goldman, including nearly 60 drawings never before seen in public. Recent acquisitions of works, ranging from a figure study by Baccio Bandinelli to a composition drawing by Salvator Rosa, are shown with tw...   [more]

Opening: November 1st, 2014   10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Joseph Beuys: Untitled (Sun State)

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
August 8th, 2014 - February 6th - closing in 11 days
added 6 months ago

An advocate for the transformative potential of art through what he termed “social sculpture,” Joseph Beuys made his first trip to the United States in 1974, with the purpose of promoting his Free International University. He spoke at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago during his American tour, where he was met with an enthusiastic reception and a lively exchange. This chalkb...   [more]

Opening: August 8th, 2014   10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Samantha Bittman, Drew Broderick, Liz Ensz, Kiam Marcelo Junio, Tim McMullen, Laura Hart Newlon: Mossy Cloak

Roots & Culture    west loop/west town
1034 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60622
February 6th - February 7th - closing in 12 days
added 27 days ago

Camouflage is a tool. It hijacks ingrained ways of perception to operate within, under and through them. Mossy Cloak, curated by Third Object, is a group exhibition of work in photography, painting, sound and sculpture from six artists. It examines the layered vocabularies of camouflage, exploring its role as a visual surface patterning and as metaphor for social and historical concealment. Saman...   [more]

Opening: February 6th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mathias Poledna: Solo Exhibition

Renaissance Society    south side
5811 S. Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-8670
December 7th, 2014 - February 8th - closing in 13 days
added 3 months ago

The Renaissance Society presents a major commission by Los Angeles-based artist Mathias Poledna. For this exhibition, Poledna has created an installation that juxtaposes a new moving image work with a comprehensive reimagining of the venue’s setting. Poledna’s art most commonly takes the form of highly concentrated film works that unfold a complex tension between the visuals and th...   [more]

Opening: December 7th, 2014   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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