TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (11/17-11/24)

November 17, 2016 · Print This Article

1. Shared Eye

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November 19, 2016, 5-8PM
Work by: Sadie Benning
The Renaissance Society: 5811 S. Ellis Ave, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60637

 

2. Silos

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November 17, 2016, 5-8PM
Work by: Yaw Agyeman, Wesley Clark, Nathaniel Donnett, Shané K. Gooding, Esau McGhee, Johana Moscoso, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz, Ellington Robinson, Stacy Lynn Waddell, Rhonda Wheatley, and Wilmer Wilson IV (Curated by Jeffreen M. Hayes, Ph.D)
Glass Curtain Gallery: 1104 S Wabash 1st Floor, Chicago, IL 60605

 

3. Allow Room For An Artist

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November 18, 2016, 7-10PM
Work by: Cecil McDonald Jr.
95th Street Gallery: 2135 West 95th St, Chicago, IL 60643

 

4.  Affinity in the Tall Grasses of California

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November 18, 2016, 6-8PM
Work by: Whit Forrester
International Museum of Surgical Science: 1524 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60610

 

5.  New Blood Ten: Festival of SAIC Performance

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November 19, 2016, 3-10PM
Work by: Santina Amato, Chase Calloway, Eve Clark, Caroline Joy Dahlberg, Violet Eckles-Jordan, Lorena C. Barrera Enciso, Fenella Gabrysch, Christopher Gambino, Sophie Leddick, Jonathan Leib, John Lincoln-Vogel, Imani Love, Maria Luìsa, Mev Luna, Kristín Morthens, Tannaz Motevalli, Michelle Marie Murphy, Danny Pagnanimous, Caleb Smith, Rainier Hugo Smith, Misael Soto, Adrian Stein, Eda Sutunc, Marcela Torres, Falak Vasa, Ji Yang, and Xiaoqing Zhu (Coordinated by Jordan Murray, Maire Witt O’Neill, and Lauren Sternberg with Lindsey Barlag Thornton)
Links Hall: 3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60618

 

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I want my “Team Tavi” T-Shirt NOW!

January 6, 2010 · Print This Article

Art people, are you reading Style Rookie? If you’re not, I’m here to say I think you should be. Although I myself tend to stay away from fashion and style blogs, because looking at things I could never buy for myself tends to make me feel bitter and depressed and old, I am obsessed with Style Rookie. It’s a blog about fashion and pop culture written by Tavi Gevinson, a thirteen year old girl who lives in a suburb just outside of Chicago (I’m thinking it’s the same one that I live in, but who knows). Tavi–already famous enough to be known by her first name only–was recently profiled in the Chicago Tribune in an article on successful teen fashion bloggers who are garnering attention not just from fashion-conscious tween readers but from fashion designers, stylists, and magazine editors themselves. (Read the Tribune’s article, published on December 30, 2009, here). The article describes Tavi’s rise to fame amongst the fashion set, and also contained some sniping about the pint-sized blogger’s success from a few jealous hags (sorry, I meant to say “fashion editors”). Read more