Top 5 Weekend Picks! (8/16-8/18)

August 15, 2013 · Print This Article

1. LA INTRUSA DANZA at Defibrillator

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Performance by Delta Victor, Rojo Manso, Sara Holwerda and Sara Zalek. Presented by Spain Arts and Culture and Defibrillator.

Defibrillator is located at 1136 N. Milwaukee Ave. Performance Saturday & Sunday, 8-11pm.

2. Think First, Shoot Later: Photography from the MCA Collection at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

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Work by Thomas Ruff, Andreas Gursky, and Thomas Struth, Jeff Wall, Rodney Graham, and Stan Douglas, Cindy Sherman, Lorna Simpson, Ana Mendieta, James Welling, Wolfgang Tillmans, Torbjorn Rodland, and Elad Lassry.

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is located at 220 E. Chicago Ave. Exhibition runs from May 18 to Nov 10.

3.The Universe Next Door at Art Institute of Chicago

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Work by Abelardo Morell.

Art Institute of Chicago is located at 111 S. Michigan Ave. Exhibition runs from June 1 to Sept 2.

4. Cliff (2012) and Better (2013) at Logan Center for the Arts

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Work by William Pope.L

Logan Center for the Arts is located at 915 E. 60th St.

5. Transfiguration at 33 Contemporary Gallery

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Work by Alfonso Piloto Nieves.

33 Contemporary Gallery is located at 1029 W. 35th St. Reception Friday, 7-10pm.

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (8/9-8/11)

August 8, 2013 · Print This Article

1. Dugnad Video Night at The Renaissance Society

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Organized by Executive Director Solveig Øvstebø.

The Renaissance Society is located at 5811 S. Ellis Ave. 4th Floor. Reception Friday, 7-10pm.

2. pARTicipatory at Chicago Artists’ Coalition

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Work by Chaz Evans, Amber Ginsburg, Mothergirl, Jake Myers, Hoyun Son, and Latham Zearfoss.

Chicago Artists’ Coalition is located at 217 N. Carpenter St. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.

3. Definitely Living, Likely Cognitive at CourtneyBlades

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Work by Bea Fremderman, Brian Khek, and Micah Schippa.

CourtneyBlades is located at 1324 W Grand Ave. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.

4. Foks | Lahlou at Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery

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Work by Mehdi-Georges Lahlou and Arianne Foks.

Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery is located at 1136 N. Milkwaukee Ave. Reception Saturday, 8-11pm. $10.

5. Tyler Krasowski at AdventureLand Works On Paper

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Work by Tyler Krasowski.

AdventureLand Works On Paper is located at 1513 N. Western Ave. Reception Friday, 7-10pm.

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (8/2-8/4)

August 2, 2013 · Print This Article

1. Parallels // Part 2 at The Mission

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Work by Joshua Albers and Yhelena Hall.

The Mission is located at 1431 W. Chicago Ave. Reception Friday, 5-7pm.

2. Swimming With a Kite at The Franklin

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Work by Silvia Malagrino, Joshua Albers, and Jesus Duran.

The Franklin is located at 3522 W. Franklin Blvd. Reception Saturday, 8-11pm.

3. Pedestrian at Roman Susan

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Work by Madhuri Shukla.

Roman Susan is located at 1224 W. Loyola Ave. Reception Saturday, 7-10pm.

4. Much Much More Lecture Series at Humboldt Park Branch, Chicago Public Library

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Presentation by Claudine Isé.

Humboldt Park Branch, Chicago Public Library is located 1605 N. Troy St. Reception Saturday, 3-4pm.

5. The Economics of Art 2013 at Vertical Gallery

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Work by Dave Pressler.

Vertical Gallery is located at 1016 N. Western Ave. Reception Saturday, 6-10pm.

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (7/26-7/28)

July 26, 2013 · Print This Article

1. Timeshares at LVL3 Gallery

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Work by Calvin Ross Carl, Josh Reames, and Maria Walker.

LVL3 Gallery is located at 1542 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception Saturday, 6-10pm.

2. Nothing Grows in the Shadows of Great Trees at Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery

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Work by Nick Bastis and  Anthony Romero.

Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery is located at 1136 N Milwaukee Ave. Reception Saturday, 7:30-10pm.

3. Antagonists Anonymous Presents at TRITRIANGLE

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Work by Cleav’d Cleaver, Blood Transfusion, Piss Piss Piss Moan Moan Moan, and Billington/Walker.

TRITRIANGLE is located at 1550 N. Milwaukee Ave. Fl 3. Reception Friday, 9pm.

4. Serenade at Terrain Exhibitions

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Curated by Tempestt Hazel, with work by Jeff Austin, Rob Frye,Ramah Jihan Malebranche, Michael and Yhelena Hall, Viktor Le and Stephen Lieto.

Terrain Exhibitions is located at 704 Highland Ave., Oak Park. Reception Sunday, 5-8pm.

5. Like It Is: Paris Portraits at Corbett vs. Dempsey

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Work by Hedwig Eberle.

Corbett vs. Dempsey is located at 1120 N. Ashland Ave. Reception 5-8pm.

Top 2 Weekend Picks!

July 19, 2013 · Print This Article

It’s a slow weekend in Chicago, and I’m in California, but here’s at least two goo looking things!

1. Other Worlds at The Milk Factory

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Work by Michael Endo, Kendra Larson, Emily Nachison, and Lauren Payne.

The Milk Factory is located at 907 North Winchester Ave. Rear Apt. Reception Saturday, 6-9pm.

2. Thru-Lines at 65Grand

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Works selected from the collection of 65Grand.

65Grand is located at 1369 W. Grand Ave. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.