Villon makes no mention of his legal problems, which most critics cite as the real reason for his departure. Before leaving, he bequeaths his nonexistent or valueless property to his friends and relatives. For instance, he wills his “renown,” which could not have been great at that point, to Guillaume de Villon; his heart, enclosed in a shrine, to his faithless lover; and several tavern signs, such as Le Beuf Couronné (The Crowned Ox), to various friends and acquaintances. To the poorhouses he leaves his window frames draped with cobwebs and to his barber, his hair clippings.
– Works by Micah Schippa


1. Ugly Human

February 11, 2017, 7-10PM
Work by: Micah Schippa
Laura: 1535 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622


2. Robert Grosvenor

February 11, 2017, 5-8PM
The Renaissance Society: 5811 S Ellis Ave, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60637


3. U in USSR

February 10, 2017, 5-6PM
Work by: Antibody Corporation (Adam Rose and April Lynn) and Yulia Yefimtchuk
SAIC Sullivan Galleries: 33 S State, 7th Floor Chicago, IL 60603


4. The Comfort of Flowers on My Back

February 10, 2017, 6-9PM
Work by: Sylvie Hayes-Wallace
Friendzone: 3323 W Diversey Ave, Chicago, IL 60647


5. Dogger, Fisher, German Bight

February 10, 2017, 6-9PM
Work by: Peter Power
Fernwey: 916 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622


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