CHI Weekly Events Calendar: 04.09.08

CHI Weekly Events Calendar: 04.09.08

Heather Blaha
Apr 9, 2008

Marta de Menezes, Functional Portraits, video still, 2003

Art & Design Events...

  • Marta de Menezes: Functional Portraits
    • "In Functional Portraits Marta de Menezes has been using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of the brain, in order to visualize the regions of the brain that are active while a given task is being performed."
    • Koscielak Gallery, 1646 N. Bosworth Ave.
    • Closes April 15

  • Least Wanted:
    A Century of American Mugshots
    The Mark Michaelson Collection

    • "Punks, sneaks, mooks and miscreants. Hookers, stooges, grifters and goons. Men and women, elderly and adolescent, rich and poor, but mostly poor. These are the Least Wanted. Their portraits make up a small part of Mark Michaelson's collection of over 10,000 American mugshots from the 1870s to the 1960s."
    • Intuit Gallery, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave.
    • Closes Apr. 12

  • The New Authentics:
    Artists of the Post-Jewish Generation

    • This inaugural exhibition "explores contemporary notions of Jewish identity through the work of 16 artists living in the United States."
    • 610 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Through April 13

  • Clover Archer and Max Key
    • Two solo exhibits by Clover Archer (mixed media) and Max Key (paintings)
    • Caro d'Offay Gallery, 2204 W. North Ave.
    • Through April 19

  • Andy Warhol's Silver Clouds
    • "Originally installed in 1966 at the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York City, Silver Clouds inspired choreographer Merce Cunningham to create a dance work with music by David Tudor and sets by artist Jasper Johns"
    • Loyola University Museum of Art, 820 North Michigan Avenue
    • Through April 27

  • Kim Curtis: Disruption and Andrea Loefke: Folding an orange fish out of newspaper
    • Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery, 1044 W. Fulton Market St
    • Through May 10

  • Figuration in Contemporary Design
    • Featuring: Herzog & de Meuron, Zaha Hadid, J├╝rgen Mayer H., UNStudio, Foreign Office Architects, Kuth/Raneri, ROY, Joel Sanders with Balmori Associates, KOL/MAC, Greg Lynn/FORM, R&Sie, Klein Dytham, Gage/Clemenceau, MoD, Aranda/Lasch, Kivi Sotamaa, PATTERNS, Fernando and Humberto Campana, Marcel Wanders, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Hella Jongerius, Patricia Urquiola, Tord Boontje, Petra Blaisse, Abbott Miller, An Te Liu, Demakersvan, and 2x4.
    • The Art Institute, 111 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Through June 8

  • Karen Kilimnik
    • "This exhibition is the first significant survey of the work of American artist Karen Kilimnik, a key figure in contemporary art who emerged in the late 1980s and early '90s."
    • MCA, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
    • Feb. 23-June 8

  • Henry Darger Exhibition
    • "In spring 2000, Intuit took possession of the contents of artist Henry Darger's living and working space, which was located at 851 Webster Street in Chicago. Intuit's Henry Darger Room Collection includes tracings, clippings from newspapers, magazines, comic books, cartoons, children's books, coloring books, personal documents, and architectural elements, fixtures, and furnishings from Darger's original room.."
    • Intuit Gallery, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave.
    • Through June 28

  • XIX: 19th Century Design
    • "Works by Viollet-le-Duc, Owen Jones, Charles Garnier and the Americans, Burnham and Root demonstrate the breadth of ideas for this watershed epoch."
    • ArchiTech Gallery of Architectural Art, 1044 W. Fulton Market St
    • Through August 30

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