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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Phyllis Bramson: Under the Pleasure Dome

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
June 4th - August 28th - closing today
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Phyllis Bramson is an enigmatic and influential artist and professor in the Chicago art world. Her lush colors, coy figuration and wholehearted embrace of the decorative in the service of masterfully composed assemblages and paintings that draw the viewer ever further in to many layered stories are continuous threads in her decades long practice of artmaking and teaching. Bramson’s use of kitsch o...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Greg Bray: Resonant Objects

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts - University of Chicago   
915 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
773.702.ARTS (2787)
http://arts.uchicago.edu/content/logan-c...
July 8th - August 28th - closing today
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Working across painting and sculpture, Greg Bray blends collage and assemblage with an exploration of random structure. For Resonant Objects, Bray presents abstract sculptures informed by his research into the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear purge that occurred in Eastern Japan in 2011. Fashioned from discarded chairs, Bray’s works are uncanny contortions of wood, plastic, metal & electrical cord...   [more]

Opening: July 8th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b A Portrait of Antinous, in Two Parts

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
April 2nd - August 28th - closing today
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An exceptionally beautiful Greek youth, Antinous was a favorite of Roman Emperor Hadrian. Following the young man’s mysterious death by drowning in the Nile River, Antinous was proclaimed a god, and portraits of him appeared across the Roman Empire. This focused exhibition unites two marbles portraying Antinous—which recent discoveries reveal were originally one. After years of caref...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Gordon Parks, Ralph Ellison: Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
April 21st - August 28th - closing today
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Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison are both recognized as major figures in American art and literature: Parks, a renowned photographer and filmmaker, was best known for his poignant and humanizing photo-essays for Life magazine. Ellison authored one of the most acclaimed—and debated—novels of the 20th century, Invisible Man (1952). What is less known about these two esteemed artists is...   [more]

Opening: April 21st   10:30 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Michael Kenna: New Work

Catherine Edelman Gallery    river north/near north side
300 W. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60654
312.266.2350
http://www.edelmangallery.com/
July 8th - September 2nd - closing in 5 days
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MICHAEL KENNA RETURNS TO CATHERINE EDELMAN GALLERY FOR HIS 19th SHOW Michael Kenna returns to the Catherine Edelman Gallery in his 19th solo exhibition featuring work from his recent book on Japan, as well as work from Europe and Asia. The exhibition opens July 8 and runs through September 2, 2016. There will be an opening reception on Friday, July 8, from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. The artist will...   [more]

Opening: July 8th   5:00 PM - 7:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jan Kaesbach, Kasumi, Jonna Kina, Guillaume Martial, Kevin O. Mooney, Tim Tate: Still Moving

Catherine Edelman Gallery    river north/near north side
300 W. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60654
312.266.2350
http://www.edelmangallery.com/
July 8th - September 2nd - closing in 5 days
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CATHERINE EDELMAN GALLERY PRESENTS AN INVITATIONAL VIDEO SHOW “STILL MOVING” We are excited to present our first invitational video exhibition, Still Moving, which examines the use of photographic images in the creation of video art. Works by Jan Kaesbach, Kasumi, Jonna Kina, Guillaume Martial, Kevin O. Mooney, and Tim Tate will be featured. The show opens July 8 and runs through September...   [more]

Opening: July 8th   5:00 PM - 7:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Cody Hudson: Dreams Burn Down

Andrew Rafacz Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
312-404-9188
http://www.andrewrafacz.com/
July 23rd - September 3rd - closing in 6 days
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ANDREW RAFACZ is pleased to announce Dreams Burn Down, a solo exhibition by Cody Hudson in Gallery One & Gallery Two. Chicago, IL, July 23, 2016– ANDREW RAFACZ presents Dreams Burn Down, a solo exhibition of paintings, works on paper and sculpture by Cody Hudson. The exhibition continues through Saturday, September 3, 2016. For the past year, Cody Hudson has taken his elemental compositions...   [more]

Opening: July 23rd   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b A Global View: Recent Acquisitions of Textiles, 2012–2016

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
April 8th - September 5th - closing in 8 days
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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Abstract/Object

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
September 8th - September 8th - closing in 11 days
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László Moholy-Nagy (American, born Hungary, 1895–1946) pioneered approaches to abstraction using industrial technology and emphasized art viewing as an intellectual and physical encounter, requiring all senses to reflect on material properties. A companion to the concurrent Moholy-Nagy retrospective, this exhibition of contemporary work examines the influence the artist had on the field of photography. Working with photograp...   [more]

Opening: September 8th   10:30 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Head Dressing: The Art of Crowns, Helmets, Hats, and Hairstyles in Africa

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
June 24th - September 9th - closing in 12 days
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This focused exhibition examines various expressions of power, identity, and personal status as elaborated in head and hair fashions across Africa. Hats, crowns, head rests, and ornaments will be highlighted, along with sculptures that record important hairstyles from the past. Fashioning the head continues to play an essential role in royal, personal, and creative expression through Africa and a...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Design Episodes: The Modern Chair

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
April 23rd - September 11th - closing in 14 days
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In the fall of 2017, the Art Institute of Chicago will debut the museum’s first permanent installation dedicated to 20th- and 21st-century architecture and design. In the months leading up to this major display on the second floor of the Modern Wing, the space will feature a series of three mini-exhibitions showcasing different aspects of the museum’s design holdings—from an expl...   [more]

Opening: April 23rd   10:30 AM - 5:00 PM



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