... takes up the Viennese tradition of applied arts and develops it further in accordance with the present day. Since this is neither handicraft nor design, the artwork remains its own consistent independent work. The project has set itself the task of demonstrating the impossibility of assigning the work of young artists to a genre and also the fact that the claim of an artistic work cannot be confined to the narrow frame of a picture on the wall.
Participating Artists: Cornelis van Almsick, Puneh Ansari,... Ovidiu Anton, Thomas Ballhausen, Tizia Barci, Anna Barfuss, Johanna Braun, Emma Maud Corrall, Marco Dessi, Driendl*Architects, Anna Egarmina, David Eisl, Lionel Favre, Karin Ferrari, Paul Philipp Heinze, Denise Herz, Kathi Hofer, Milli Kaufmann, Elke Silvia Krystufek, Mahony, Sands Murray-Wassink, Michael Niemetz, Micha Payer + Martin Gabriel, Stefan Reiterer, David Roth, Fiona Rukschcio, Elisabeth von Samsonow, Michael Strasser, Annette Tesarek, Jenni Tischer, Magda Tothova, Christian Weissenberger, Niki Weitzer, Julia Zastava, Magdalena Zeller
ADDS DONNA 4223 West Lake Street, Chicago, IL Gallery Hours: Sundays 1 to 4 pm and by appointment (Tel: 312.912.9601) Directions: Green Line, Pulaski Stop www.addsdonna.com
Preview: 26th of May: 1 to 5pm
Opening: 2nd of June: 1 to 5pm
The exhibition concept "Die Chic Boutique" was developed in 2012 and has already been successfully executed twice in Vienna. Now it has become a traveling concept. Johanna Braun and Michael Niemetz, the two creators of “The Chic Boutique”, have selected unique Viennese artists for this presentation in Chicago. www.DieChicBoutique.com