CHI Weekly Events Calendar: 04.16.08

CHI Weekly Events Calendar: 04.16.08

Heather Blaha
Apr 16, 2008

Art & Design Events...

  • Get ready for Art Chicago 2008
    • "Art Chicago™ offers curators, collectors, artists and art enthusiasts a comprehensive survey of current and historic work, from cutting-edge to modern masters in a wide variety of media including: painting, photography, drawing, prints, sculpture, video and special installations."
    • Merchandise Mart,
    • April 25-28 (opening night preview party April 24)

  • Colori Me Green
    Earth Day LoVo Event

    • "Please join us for local food & drink, eco spa services, a live "trash" art installation by Caro D'Offay gallery & Green raffle benefiting Designs for Dignity."
    • Colori Chicago, 2243 W. North Avenue
    • Tuesday, April 22, 6-9pm (RSVP to rsvp@colorichicago.com by April 18)

  • 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, Jürgen 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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