November 1, 2016, 5 PM
Work by: Anna Tsouhlarakis
Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society: 5701 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
October 28, 2016, 5-7:30PM
Work by: Vito Acconci, Derrick Adams, Ghada Amer, Dawoud Bey, Richard Billingham, James Drake, Natalie Frank, Luis Gispert, Mike Glier, Susan Hefuna, Robert Heinecken, Deana Lawson, Judy Ledgerwood, Zanele Muholi, Nathaniel Mary Quinn, Cindy Sherman, Lorna Simpson, Kiki Smith, Michalene Thomas, Carrie Mae Weems, and Kehinde Wiley
Rhona Hoffman Gallery: 118 N Peoria St, Chicago, IL 60607
October 29, 2016, 6-9PM
Work by: Fidencio Martinez, Noël Morical, and Valentina Zamfirescu
Slow: 2153 W 21st St, Chicago, IL 60608
October 30, 2016, 4-7PM
Work by: Ellis von Sternberg
4th Ward Project Space: 5338 S Kimbark Ave, Chicago, IL 60615
October 29, 2016, 7-10PM
Work by: Marcel Alcalá
Boyfriends: 3311 W Carroll Ave, Chicago, IL 60624
Hey Chicago, submit your events to the Visualist here: http://www.thevisualist.org
Work by Polly Apfelbaum, Ali Bailey, John Baldessari, Madison Brookshire and Tashi Wada, Zachary Buchner, Tyree Callahan, Anne Collier, Jacob Dahlgren, Jose DÃ¡vila, Gaylen Gerber, Adam Grossi, Gary Hill, Rashid Johnson, Anna Kunz, Judy Ledgerwood, IÃ±igo Manglano-Ovalle, and Richard Mosse.
Gallery 400 is located at 400 S. Peoria St. Reception Friday from 5-8pm.
Work by Gustavo Diaz.
The Mission is located at 1431 W. Chicago Ave. Reception Friday from 6-9pm.
Work by Scott Horsley.
Bert Green Fine Art is located at 8 S. Michigan Ave. Suite 1220. Reception Saturday from 4-7pm.
Work by Liliana Porter.
Carrie Secrist Gallery is located at 835 W. Washington. Reception Saturday from 4-7pm.
Work by Barbara DeGenevieve, Brent Garbowski, and Joe Mault.
Slow is located at 2153 W 21st St. Reception Saturday from 6-9pm.
Ok, so for those of you who don’t know yet, CAA (College Art Association) has dubbed Chicago worthy for it’s pedagogical adventures, and has settled in our fair city for the weekend. As a member of CAA, I’ll be cruising from lecture to lecture the next few days, trying to suck up as much strange knowledge as I can while the circus is in town. But I’m not the only one excited about the CAA crew. As a result of the conference, just about everyone else in town is trotting out something or other, much of which is AWESOME! As a result, I bring you The Biggest Top 5 You’ve Ever Seen! Rather than picking individual galleries for the Top 5, I’ve corralled a Top 5 of places (in no particular order) you should go this weekend. Hope y’all enjoy.
The self-proclaimed Chicago Arts District is holding it’s monthly 2nd Fridays round of openings. Here’s the places I’d go if I were you:
Chicago Art Department – 1837 S. Halsted. Cultural Excavation, work by Christopher Piatt, Ben Valentine, Wayne Bertola, Virginia Broersma, Allison Rae Butkus, Seth Gershberg, Jennifer Hines, Jennifer Jackson, Sarah Leitten, Amanda Paulson, Aaron Wooten and others. Reception Friday, from 6-10pm.
ROOMS Gallery – 645 W 18th St. ORACLE:CHANNELING, with Marrakesh & Todd Frugia. Performance Friday, from 8-10pm.