TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (10/6-10/12)

October 6, 2016 · Print This Article

E pluribus unum, out of many, one. The one is made up of all things, and all things issue from the one. Here it is the group, the collective, the hobbled together bunches that make up something else entirely. More than the sum of their parts, it’s 2 + 2 = 5 in the Top V.


October 7, 2016, 6-9PM
Work by: Frank Connet, Anne McGinn, and Lialia Kuchma (Curated by Doug Stapleton)
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art: 2320 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622


2. GirlBand


October 7, 2016, 7-10PM
Work by: Risa Recio, Erina Shibata, Jenn Smith, Katie Kirk, Kaveri Raina, Miri Phelps, and Jaclyn Mednicov (Curated by Sarah Bastress)
The Lorna Room: 1523 W Morse Ave, Chicago, IL 60626


3. Sapphire


Work by: Anna Elise Johnson, Jason Pallas, Deb Sokolow, and Danh V
October 7, 2016, 5-8PM
Weinberg/Newton Gallery: 300 W Superior St, Suite 203, Chicago, IL 60654


4. Seven Sculptures


Work by: David Bodhi Boylan
October 7, 2016, 6-9PM
Chicago Artists Coalition: 217 N Carpenter St., Chicago, IL 60607


5. Finally Got The News


October 9, 2016, 7-10PM
Filmmakers: Stewart Bird, Peter Gessner, René Lichtman, John Louis Jr., with Jim Morrison, and with the cooperation of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers. Screening is followed by a discussion with Annie Sullivan and Mike Siviwe Elliott.
Stony Island Arts Bank: 6760 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60649


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TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (8/18-8/24)

August 18, 2016 · Print This Article

1. Spectralina Performance

August 18, 2016, 6-8PM
Work by: Selina Trepp and Dan Bitney
DePaul Art Museum: 935 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614


2. Start Together

August 19, 2016, 6-9PM
Work by: Jaclyn Jacunski
Chicago Artists Coalition: 217 N. Carpenter St, Chicago, IL 60607


3. Hot Seven: The Chicago Breakdown

August 18, 2016, 5-9PM
Work by: Janice Bond, Ricardo Gamboa, Amanda Gutierrez, Roberto Martinez, Oli Rodriguez, Darryl Terrell, and Darius Thomas (curated by Sadie Woods)
Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago: 164 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601


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4.  Playboy Architecture, 1953-1979

Closes August 28, 2016
Curated by Beatriz Colomina and Pep Aviles
Elmhurst Art Museum: 150 S Cottage Hill Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126


5. Jezebels

Closes September 9, 2016
Work by: Rita Ackermann
Soccer Club Club: 2921 N Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60641


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Top 5 Weekend Picks! (8/21-8/23)

August 20, 2015 · Print This Article

1. Rough Idle at Chicago Artists Coalition


Curated by Allison Lacher, with work by Jessica Caponigro, Jeffrey Michael Austin, and Rafael E. Vera.

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

2. Awkward Dimensions at LVL3


Work by Jaime Angelopoulos and Cody Tumblin.

LVL3 1542 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception Saturday, 6-10pm.

3. Primary Care at Julius Caesar

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Work by Murat Adash, Mark Barker, Levi Budd, Anna Bunting-Branch, Robert Crosse, Angharad Davies, Lila de Magalhaes, Peter Ferry, Stephen Kwok, Mitsu Salmon, Michal Samama and Keijaun Thomas.

Julius Caesar is located at 3311 W. Carroll Ave. Reception Sunday, 1-5pm.

4. Corner Stores: A Co-Op Exhibition to Feed the People at The Carlos & Dominguez Fine Arts Gallery

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Work by Victoria Martinez, Krista Franklin, Josue Mora, Gilberto Sandoval, Amara Betty Martin, Tyrue “Slang” Jones , Reginald Eldridge, Jr., aka RJ EL, Miguel Angel Rodriguez, Oscar Arriola, Rae Bees, Matthew Silva, Ricardo Gonzalez, Gloria “Gloe” Talamantes, Emmanuel White Eagle, Tissueart and Perpetual Rebel.

The Carlos & Dominguez Fine Arts Gallery is located at 1538 W. Cullerton St. Reception Saturday, 6-11pm.

5. Impossible Heat at Hidden Dog

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Work by Travis Krupka.

Hidden Dog is located at 2151 W. 21st St. Reception Friday, 6-10pm.

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (7/24-7/26)

July 23, 2015 · Print This Article

1. Hafgerdingar at Chicago Artists Coalition

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Work by Erik L. Peterson.

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

2. Halfway to Equilibrium at Chicago Artists Coalition


Work by Stevie Hanley, Esau McGhee and Hui-min Tsen.

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

3. Sub-Scheme at Western Exhibitions

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Curated by Stephanie Cristello with work by Anthony Bragg, Irmak Canevi, Andy Giannakakis, Suzy Gonzalez, Michael R. Leon, Jon Merritt, Whitney Oldenburg, Sarah R. Pater, Fernando Pezzino and Katie Darby Slater.

Western Exhibitions is located at 845 W. Washington Blvd. Reception Friday, 5-8pm.

4. Gallery Damacy at Hidden Dog

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Work by Amy Chiao, Suzy Amakane and Geoffrey Todd Smith.

Hidden Dog is located at 2151 W. 21st St. Reception Friday 6-10pm.

5. Re / Production at Document

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Work by Alice Konitz, Lasse Schmidt Hansen and Sterling Lawrence.

Document is located at 845 W. Washington Blvd. Reception Friday, 5-8pm.

Top 5 Weekend Picks!

April 30, 2015 · Print This Article

1. 10:00 am Monday Impressions; 11:00 am How the Outside Leaks into the Room; 12:00 ­pm Smells Like 100 Years Old; 1:00 pm The Room Is in My Eye. The Space under My Body; 2:00 pm In the Meantime, (This Place Will Be Empty after 5:00 pm); 3:00 pm An Actual Location for This Moment; 4:00 pm Few Will Leave Their Place to Come Here for Some Minutes; 5:00 pm Did You Know Who Built Your House? at The Renaissance Society

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Work by Gabriel Sierra.

The Renaissance Society is located at 5811 S. Ellis Ave. Cobb Hall 418. Reception Sunday, 4-7pm.

2. The Grass Has Eyes at Comfort Station

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Work by Heidi Norton.

Comfort Station is located at 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave. Reception Friday, 6-10pm.



Work by Joe Yorty, Cara Chan, Austen Brown and Ruslana Lichtzier.

ACRE Projects is located at 1913 W. 17th St. Reception Sunday, 4-8pm.

4. Refractions at Silent Funny


Work by Luftwerk.

Silent Funny is located at 4106 W. Chicago Ave. Reception Friday, 6-10pm.

5. Kissing in Heaven at Chicago Artists Coalition


Work by Allison Lacher, Andy Roche, Hideous Beast and Snow Yungxue Fu.

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