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 (8/11-8/17)

August 11, 2016 · Print This Article

1. Dissecting Signifiers

August 12, 2016, 6-9PM
Work by: Salvador Dominguez, Jason Hawk, Chris Silva, and Asli Uludag (curated by Eric Gushee)
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art: 2320 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622


2. Limits Within Limits

August 13, 2016, 6-10PM
Work by by: Kate Bonner and Michael Rocco Ruglio-Misurell
LVL3 Gallery: 1542 N Milwaukee Ave, Fl 3, Chicago, IL 60622


3. 081216

August 12, 2016, 6-9PM
Work by: Dante Lentz
Samuel: 1917 W Division St., Chicago, IL 60622


4. What Is and Never Was

August 13, 2016, 7PM-2AM
Work by: Eden Mitsenmacher, Caitlin Ryan, Dan Streeting, Francine LeClercq, Nancy Wisti Grayson, Michael Rado, Raegan Bird, Sarra Jahedi, and Nathan Dragon (curated by Jen Gribbin)
Parenthesis Gallery: 2333 W. Ohio Street, Apt 2F, Chicago, IL 60612


5. Material Flex

August 12, 2016, 7-10PM
Work by: Shannon Crider, Kevin Goodrich, Daniel Hojnacki, Jeroen Nelemans, and Julie Weber
Johalla Projects: 1821 W Hubbard St, # 209, Chicago, IL 60622


Lumpen has been here for a quarter of a century.  Go get your Lumpen

25 Years of Lumpen

August 12, 2016, 5-11PM
Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar: 960 W 31st St, Chicago, IL 60608

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Top 5 Weekend Picks (6/5-6/7)

June 4, 2015 · Print This Article

1. Rapid Pulse at multiple locations throughout Chicago


A multi-site performance art festival.

Performances occur at various locations. Rapid Pulse runs from Thursday 6/4 – Sunday 6/7 and Thursday 6/11 – Sunday 6/14.

2. Touchers at Aspect/Ratio

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Work by Jillian Mayer.

Aspect/Ratio is located at 119 N. Peoria St. Reception Friday, 5-8pm.

3. Hard Heads, Sweet Knees, Forked Tongues at The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

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Work by Art Paul.

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art is locate at 2320 W. Chicago Ave. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.

4. Funeral Mountain at Kavi Gupta Gallery


Work by Claire Sherman.

Kavi Gupta Gallery is located at 835 W. Washington Blvd. Reception Saturday, 4-7pm.

5. Negative Jam: Last Year On The Internet at Ordinary Projects

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A project by Negative Jam

Ordinary Projects is located at 2233 S. Throop St. Reception Saturday, 6-10pm. RSVP on website.

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (2/1-2/3)

January 31, 2013 · Print This Article

1. Bound and/or Stapled (or not) & Plant Life at Western Exhibitions


Bound and/or Stapled (or not) includes work by Elijah Burgher, Lilli Carré, Terence Hannum, Leah Mackin, Dutes Miller, Andy Moore, Miller & Shellabarger, Stan Shellabarger, and Scott Teplin. Plant Life is curated by Geoffrey Todd Smith, with work by Chinatsu Ikeda, Eric Wert, Heidi Norton, Jonathan Gardener, Mindy Rose Schwartz, Scott Wolniak, and Tyson Reeder.

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

2. Two Women Do Three Things at Happy Collaborationists

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Work by Mothergirl (Katy Albert and Sophia Hamilton).

Happy Collaborationists is located at 1254 N. Noble St. Reception Saturday, 7-10pm.

3. Shit is Real & UUUUU at Devening Projects + Editions


Shit is Real includes work by Aron Gent, Carrie Gundersdorf, Cody Hudson, Sofia Leiby, and Josh Reamesand Cody Tumblin. UUUUU includes work by Rainer Spangl.

Devening Projects + Editions is located at 3039 West Carroll St. Reception Sunday, 4-7pm.

4. Tempus fungit-amor mannet at moniquemeloche


Work by Gabriel Vormstein.

moniquemeloche is located at 2154 W. Division St. Reception Friday, 6-8pm.

5. Contemporary Artists from Ukraine at Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art


Work by Oleksander Babak, Oleksander Dubovyk, Serhiy Mikhnovsky, Roman Romanyshyn, Serhij Savchenko, Oksana Stratijchuk, Katarina Svirhunenko, and Mykola Zhuravel.

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art is located at 2320 W Chicago Ave. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.