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CURRENT EXHIBITS [52]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mike Kaysen: Look Long, Look in Vain

65GRAND    west loop/west town
1369 W Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
312.719.4325
http://www.65grand.com/
January 23rd - February 21st
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65GRAND is pleased to present Look Long, Look in Vain, Michael Kaysen's first exhibition with the gallery.On view is a selection of vessels from Kaysen's ongoing investigation of a specific form. This bottle form is something the artist goes back to over and over again. It is a starting point, a jumping off point. Most simply it is the idea of a bulbous body with an almost closed off opening.The f...   [more]

Opening: January 23rd   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Julia Dault, Peter Halley, Chris Martin, William J. O'Brien, Tal R, Jonas Wood: Massif Central Presents

Andrew Rafacz Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
312-404-9188
http://www.andrewrafacz.com/
January 24th - February 14th
added 13 days ago

ANDREW RAFACZ is pleased to announce and present the newest collection of limited edition artists’ scarves from MASSIF CENTRAL in Galleries One and Two. Please join us Saturday, January 24th from 4-8pm for an opening reception. Chicago, IL, January 24, 2015– ANDREW RAFACZ hosts Massif Central, who will present their newest collection in both galleries. The Massif Central exhibition and...   [more]

Opening: January 24th   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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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
312.491.0917
http://www.secristgallery.com/
November 22nd, 2014 - January 31st
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


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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 Richard Hunt: Sixty Years of Sculpture

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
December 6th, 2014 - March 29th
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Richard Hunt: Sixty Years of Sculpture celebrates the career of the respected and prolific Chicago sculptor on the eve of his 80th birthday. The exhibition features 60 objects dating from 1954 to 2014, drawn mostly from the artist’s own collection. Born in Chicago in 1935, Hunt attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and was honored with a one-person exhibition at the Museum of M...   [more]

Opening: December 6th, 2014   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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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
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
January 24th - April 26th
added 22 days 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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ian Weaver: Black Knights' Archive, Chapter One: Migration

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
January 24th - April 19th
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The Black Knights’ Archive is a fictive construction of the history of the Near West Side Chicago neighborhood known as “Black Bottom.” Embodied in film, maps, a ship and various other made objects and ephemera, Weaver not only constructs a personal and communal history, but muses on the nature of nostalgia, collective memory and power.   [more]

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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Rebecca Shore: Barely Committed to Three Dimensions

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
773.278.1664
http://www.corbettvsdempsey.com
January 30th - March 7th
added 20 days ago

It is with pleasure that Corbett vs. Dempsey announces Rebecca Shore, Barely Committed to Three Dimensions. This is the gallery’s third solo show by the artist. In three distinct new bodies of work, Shore pushes her abstract paintings into new terrain, introducing a shallow sense of depth in many of them via a drop shadow. One of the most vibrant and original post-Imagist artists to emerge...   [more]

Opening: January 30th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Eleanor Coen: Expressionist Portraits

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
773.278.1664
http://www.corbettvsdempsey.com
January 30th - March 7th
added 20 days ago

In the West Wing, CvsD presents a selection of historical works by Eleanor Coen. By the early 1940s, Coen had established herself as one of the most important printmakers in Chicago, and the year 1945 found her at peak powers, conjuring an unflinching series of expressionistic lithographs, often portraits, that display a deep sense of power and an aggressive edge, perhaps inspired by the end of WWII....   [more]

Opening: January 30th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jane Fulton Alt, Jenny Kendler, Jae Rhim Lee, Linda Swanson: Rooted in Soil

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
January 29th - April 26th
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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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Margaret Welsh, Marcus Geiger: Marcus Geiger > Margaret Welsh

Document    west loop/west town
845 w Washington Blvd. 3f
Chicago, IL 60607
+1 262-719-3500
http://www.documentspace.org
January 30th - March 7th
added 4 days ago

Document is pleased to present Geiger/Welsh a selection of works by Marcus Geiger (Vienna) and Margaret Welsh (Chicago). The exhibition is the first in a planned 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 production side and services that Document offers. The main Geiger work on view is a scul...   [more]

Opening: January 30th   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Trevor Paglen, Harun Farocki: Visibility Machines: Harun Farocki and Trevor Paglen

Gallery 400    west loop/west town
UIC College of Architecture and Art, 400 S. Peoria Street (Art and Design Hall, First Floor)
Chicago, IL 60607
312-996-6114
http://gallery400.uic.edu/
January 16th - March 7th
added about 1 month ago

Visibility Machines: Harun Farocki and Trevor Paglen, curated by Niels Van Tomme, explores the unique roles artists Harun Farocki and Trevor Paglen play as meticulous observers of the global military industrial complex. Investigating forms of military surveillance, espionage, war-making, and weaponry, Farocki and Paglen each examine the deceptive and clandestine ways in which military projects ha...   [more]

Opening: January 16th   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Treatise: Why Write Alone?

Graham Foundation    michigan ave/downtown
4 West Burton Place
Chicago, IL 60610
312-787-4071
http://www.grahamfoundation.org
January 23rd - March 28th
added 25 days ago

The Graham Foundation is pleased to present Treatise: Why Write Alone?—an exhibition and publication project that brings together fourteen young design offices to consider the architectural treatise as a site for theoretical inquiry, experimentation, and debate. Organized by Chicago and Los Angeles-based designer Jimenez Lai, the project grows out of a recent Graham Foundation grant to Lai, wh...   [more]

Opening: January 23rd   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Ground Floor

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-5520
http://www.hydeparkart.org/
December 12th, 2014 - March 29th
added 4 months ago

Ground Floor brings together work by Chicago’s most promising emerging talent, offering a single destination to discover the spectrum of artists whose work demands to be seen and supported. Ground Floor—so named because it provides a crucial platform for young artists and fills the entire lower level of the Art Center—is an ongoing biennial project. Based on nominations by respect...   [more]

Opening: December 12th, 2014   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Glenn Kaino: Leviathan

Kavi Gupta Chicago - Elizabeth Street   
219 N. Elizabeth Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
312.496.3552
http://www.kavigupta.com
September 19th, 2014 - February 1st
added 5 months ago

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN is proud to present its first solo exhibition with Los Angeles based artist Glenn Kaino, entitled Leviathan. The exhibition will open on September 19th and will remain on view through December 20th, 2014 at the Kavi Gupta | ELIZABETH St. location. “Turning and turning in the widening gyre, the falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;...   [more]


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

Kavi Gupta Chicago - Elizabeth Street   
219 N. Elizabeth Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
312.496.3552
http://www.kavigupta.com
November 22nd, 2014 - February 1st
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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]



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