Weekly Events Calendar: 12.20.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 12.20.06

Heather Blaha
Dec 20, 2006

Julie Blackmon: Domestic Vacations exhibition (above, Dinner Party, 2005)

Art & Design Events...

  • December with Apartment Therapy...
    • First Annual Holiday Gift Bag giveaways continue!
    • Best of Chicago 2006 nominations and voting finishing up this week.
    • AT: The Nursery candidates final postings on AT: NY this week (Nursery Tours!)

  • Julie Blackmon: Domestic Vacations
    • "The Dutch proverb 'a Jan Steen household' originated in the 17th century and is used today to refer to a home in disarray, full of rowdy children and boisterous family gatherings." Scenarios of chaos, disorder, fantasies, gatherings, and game playing make up Domestic Vacations.
    • Catherine Edelman Gallery, 300 W. Superior St.
    • Through Dec. 30

  • From Fair to Fine
    • "From Fair to Fine examines the diverse ways in which photographs are used in books and how similar or different our perceptions of these prints are when viewed on a wall."
    • Stephen Daiter Gallery, 311 W. Superior St.
    • Through Dec. 30

  • Dress Up Against AIDS
    • Brazilian artist Adriana Bertini's evening gowns were created from condoms for a beautiful statment on prevention.
    • Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.
    • Through Jan. 5, 2007

  • WA-POP!: The Invasion of Japanese Pop Art
    • Meaning 'What pop?', "this eyepopping and often delightfully irreverent exhibit offers provocative ideas that explore a genre of art that is perceived very differently in Japan than in the United States."
    • Hokin Annex, Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.
    • Through Jan. 17, 2007

  • Young Chicago
    • "To celebrate [Chicago's] historical lineage of design and the 25th anniversary of the Department of Architecture's founding, Young Chicago looks at the community's diverse body of contemporary designers—who are not yet represented in the collection—to showcase the city's ever-growing talents in architecture, industrial design, graphic design, and fashion."
    • The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Through April 29, 2007, Gallery 227

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