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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ian Pedigo: The Arrows Like Soft Moon Beams

65GRAND    west loop/west town
1369 W Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
April 17th - May 23rd
added about 1 month ago

65GRAND is pleased to present Ian Pedigo in his fourth exhibition with the gallery, The Arrows Like Soft Moon Beams.When trying to categorize or understand the motivations behind artistic practices one solution is to look at the classics. Like any attempt to place boundaries on a variety of occurrences in a given field, we often resort to binaries. In art this often comes down to describing creativ...   [more]

Opening: April 17th   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Magda Tothova: A.R. is not invited - a new work by Magda Tothova

ADDS DONNA    other (outside main areas)
4223 W. Lake St #422
Chicago, IL 60624
April 26th - May 31st
added 26 days ago

Magda, You arrive in Chicago. We meet a week later, on your birthday. You hire me to be your assistant, on his advice, him whom you have never met. You tell me you are interested in Ayn Rand. Why Ayn Rand? Rand has long been regarded in academic and literary circles as a quaint utopian pseudo-philosopher. But yes, you’re right, Tea Party conservatives still embrace her as a libertarian hero and...   [more]

Opening: April 26th   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Erik Frydenborg: Nebula Winners

Andrew Rafacz Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
April 25th - June 6th
added about 1 month ago

ANDREW RAFACZ is pleased to announce Nebula Winners, a solo exhibition of new work by Erik Frydenborg in Galleries One & Two. Chicago, IL, April 25, 2015– ANDREW RAFACZ continues 2015 with Nebula Winners, a solo exhibition of new sculptural works by Erik Frydenborg. The exhibition continues through Saturday, June 6, 2015. Nebulous winters. Nuclear options. Dictionaries stuffed with ugl...   [more]

Opening: April 25th   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Anne Lindberg: drawn below

Carrie Secrist Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
April 18th - May 30th
added about 1 month ago

dirt from a wholewater in a puddlewave n a treewave made of smoke wave made of black smokewave made of black smokebright white wave in a tree smoke from white paperblack smoke from white paperspirit for six pagesin cursive black for 250pages of wet papersmoke from a mouthsmoke from a bodya body on a plain a ship under grounda plane in naturea horn undergrounda drum in the dirt —Carrie Secrist Galler...   [more]

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

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
March 12th, 1994 - December 31st, 2020
added over 3 years ago

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]

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
January 24th - May 10th
added 4 months 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

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Archibald Motley: Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
March 7th - August 31st
added 3 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-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Chicago’s Gospel Truths

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
April 15th - June 1st
added 24 days ago

Gospel music has ages-old history and traditions. But once gospel met Chicago, it was never the same again. Chicago’s Gospel Truths at the Chicago Cultural Center tells this unique musical story through a display of historic photographs and original artifacts. Legends of Chicago gospel including Thomas A. Dorsey, Mahalia Jackson, Sallie Martin and many other remarkable composers and performers are re...   [more]

Opening: April 15th   9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Keiichi Tanaami: Collages 1969-1973

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
April 30th - June 6th
added 18 days ago

It is with great pleasure that Corbett vs. Dempsey presents Keiichi Tanaami, Collages 1969-1973 and Charline von Heyl, Why Not? This is the gallery’s third exhibition of Tanaami, its first full-scale show of his work and also the first to concentrate on his collages. Born in Tokyo in 1936, Tanaami lived through WWII, experiencing the devastating bombings of the war’s end, which left a la...   [more]

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

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Charline von Heyl: Why Not?

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
April 30th - June 6th
added 18 days ago

It is with great pleasure that Corbett vs. Dempsey presents Keiichi Tanaami, Collages 1969-1973 and Charline von Heyl, Why Not? As a perfect counterpoint to Tanaami, painter Charline von Heyl follows her CvsD exhibition last year, Interventionist Demonstration (Why a Duck?), with a reply-show, Why Not? Nine smallish canvases, each of which features the same duck motif that was born in von Heyl&rsq...   [more]

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

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Nancy Lu Rosenheim: Swallow City

Hyde Park Art Center    south side
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
April 12th - July 12th
added 23 days ago

HYDE PARK ART CENTER PRESENTS MIXED-MEDIA INSTALLATION “NANCY LU ROSENHEIM: SWALLOW CITY” APRIL 12 – JULY 12, 2015 Nancy Lu Rosenheim explores the intersection of natural and man-made forms in her mixed-media installation. Chicago – In her solo exhibition Swallow City, Nancy Lu Rosenheim transforms Gallery 2 and the lobby of Hyde Park Art Center from Apr...   [more]

Opening: April 19th   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Angel Otero: Lago

Kavi Gupta Chicago - Elizabeth Street   
219 N. Elizabeth Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
March 28th - May 9th
added 3 months ago

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO BERLIN is proud to announce an exhibition of new paintings, “Lago,” by Angel Otero. This will be the first exhibition to showcase Otero’s series of silicone transfers onto canvas with brightly powdered pigment. In this new series, Otero distills photographic images into line patterns in order to transfer onto canvas using a unique monoprinting technique. An i...   [more]

Opening: March 22nd   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Todd Kelly, Morgan Mandalay: Happy Little

LVL3 Gallery    north side
1542 Milwaukee Ave. #3
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 469-0333
April 11th - May 10th
added about 1 month ago

LVL3 presents Happy Little, a two-person exhibition showcasing Brooklyn-based Todd Kelly and San Diego-based Morgan Mandalay. Kelly produces paintings influenced by the gravitational pull of objects and the various ways stories are developed and told. Mandalay approaches painting as a performed event, engaging hierarchies of order and meaning within his surfaces. These artists play with the traditi...   [more]

Opening: April 11th   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Abigail DeVille: not yet titled

moniquemeloche gallery    west loop/west town
2154 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60622
February 7th - May 30th
added 4 months ago

Artist talk: Saturday, February 7, 4-5pm Reception: Saturday, February 7, 5-7pm For her on the wall project at moniquemeloche, Abigail DeVille will produce a new installation in situ, continuing her investigation into the 18th-century idea of dark stars and the rejection of black holes. DeVille creates lush, textured environments that occupy a space between the claustrophobia of the urban enviro...   [more]

Opening: February 7th   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alexander Calder: MCA DNA: ALEXANDER CALDER

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
October 12th, 2013 - August 9th
added over 1 year ago

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]

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Richard Hunt: MCA DNA: Richard Hunt

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
December 18th, 2014 - May 17th
added 6 months ago

Richard Hunt (American, b. 1935), a longtime resident of Chicago and one of the city’s most accomplished artists, has contributed significantly to the history of abstract sculpture. Hunt turns eighty in 2015, and the MCA celebrates his life and artistic achievements with an MCA DNA exhibition of his sculptures and drawings, dating from the 1950s through the 1990s. These works reflect...   [more]

Opening: December 18th, 2014   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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