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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Other Planes of There

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
July 18th - August 29th - closing today
added about 1 month ago

For midsummer 2015, Corbett vs. Dempsey is pleased to present Other Planes of There, a group exhibition spun from a drawing of the same name by the musician Sun Ra. Curated associatively around Ra’s suggestive phrase, the show gathers together artists who in one way or another investigate space in abstraction: the fold, the flap, the slip, planar, curvilinear, rectilinear, concave, convex,...   [more]

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

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Cauleen Smith: Ivory Anthropologie

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
July 18th - August 29th - closing today
added about 1 month ago

In the East Wing, CvsD is delighted to present Ivory Anthropologie, an exhibition of new works on paper by Cauleen Smith. Based in Chicago, Smith is known for her film, video, and installation work, including a beautiful piece currently on view in The Freedom Principle at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Though she has been represented by the gallery for some time, this is Smith’s fir...   [more]

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

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Alice Könitz, Lasse Schmidt Hansen, Sterling Lawrence: RE|PRODUCTION

Document    west loop/west town
845 w Washington Blvd. 3f
Chicago, IL 60607
+1 262-719-3500
July 24th - August 29th - closing today
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RE|PRODUCTION is part of a series of exhibitions (organized by Michael Hall and Aron Gent) inviting both local and international artists to work on an exhibition and collaborate with the (in-house) production of a new work at Document. Document presents new context-specific works from Alice Konitz, Lasse Schmidt Hansen, and Sterling Lawrence; three artists who each reproduce objects, either through...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Tony Lewis: Pall

Shane Campbell Gallery    michigan ave/downtown
2021 S Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
July 11th - August 29th - closing today
added 4 months ago

Shane Campbell Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition Pall by Tony Lewis at the gallery’s new South Loop location. Lewis’ second solo exhibition with the gallery will present three bodies of work that continue his investigation of language structures and studio methods within drawing and collage. The framed drawing in the exhibition is based on the artist’s study of...   [more]

Opening: July 11th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Ben Eine, SICKBOY, Word To Mother: The Great Western featuring EINE, Sickboy, and Word to Mother

Vertical Gallery    north side
1016 N Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
+1 773-697-3846
August 1st - August 29th - closing today
added about 1 month ago

Vertical Gallery is proud to present The Great Western, a three artist show featuring acclaimed international street-contemporary artists EINE, Sickboy, and Word to Mother. The exhibition is August 1 – 29, 2015, with an opening reception on Saturday, August 1, 6-10pm. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The Great Western is the main line railway in Great Britain that runs from Lond...   [more]

Opening: August 1st   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Frances Stark: Intimism

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
May 21st - August 30th - closing tomorrow
added 5 months ago

For more than two decades Frances Stark (American, born 1967) has made a variety of work—essays, poems, drawings, collages, hand-held videos, mural-sized decals, paintings, PowerPoint presentations, performances, an animated movie, single- and multichannel projections, and iPhone photographs—about the confluence of her art and her life. More specifically, Stark focuses on the working li...   [more]

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

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Our Work: Modern Jobs - Ancient Origins

The Oriental Institute at University of Chicago    south side
1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60649
August 28th, 2014 - August 30th - closing tomorrow
added 11 months ago

A Revised Exhibit of the Original Show, "Our Work: Modern Jobs – Ancient Origins," Now on Display in the Lower Level of the Oriental Institute Our Work: Modern Jobs – Ancient Origins, an exhibition of photographic portraits, explores how cultural achievements of the ancient Middle East have created or contributed to much of modern life. To show the connections between the past and tod...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Archibald Motley: Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
March 7th - August 31st - closing in 2 days
added 7 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-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Cheryl Pope: Just Yell: Levelling the Playing Field

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
May 31st - August 31st - closing in 2 days
added 3 months ago

Cheryl Pope will transform the Garland Gallery into a creative space for public engagement. The artist will engage visitors, especially youth in her artistic practice using the boxing ring as a performance space for working out conflict in a non-violent way. Pope is committed to making the invisible visible through the creation of a large mural and various activities in the space throughout the sum...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Peter Skvara: Approaches

Andrew Rafacz Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
August 1st - September 5th - closing in 7 days
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ANDREW RAFACZ is pleased to announce Approaches, a solo exhibition of new work by Peter Skvara in Gallery One. Chicago, IL, August 1, 2015– ANDREW RAFACZ concludes summer 2015 with Approaches, a solo exhibition of new paintings and installation by Peter Skvara. The exhibition continues through Saturday, September 5, 2015. Imagine a cry for help transmitted through fog and panic only to g...   [more]

Opening: August 1st   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Out of Office

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
May 23rd - September 6th - closing in 8 days
added 5 months ago

Scanning, copying, scheduling, saving receipts—these simple organizational tasks become the focal point in Out of Office, a small exhibition that highlights five works from the MCA Collection. By transforming commonplace objects through shifts in scale and unexpected uses of materials, these artists raise questions about the increasingly prevalent role of economic transactions and technology...   [more]

Opening: May 23rd   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Geof Oppenheimer: Big Boss and the Ecstasy of Pressures

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art    suburbs
Northwestern University, 40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
September 11th - September 11th - closing in 13 days
added about 1 month ago

The Block Museum is proud to present the first solo museum exhibition of the work of Chicago-based artist Geof Oppenheimer. Opening in September 2015, the exhibition will feature two new works commissioned by the Block, including a large sculptural project, occupying the museum’s Main Gallery, and the video, Drama, on continuous view in the Alsdorf Gallery. With each of these new works, Geof Oppen...   [more]

Opening: September 11th   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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