Weekly Events Calendar: 05.02.07

Weekly Events Calendar: 05.02.07

Heather Blaha
May 2, 2007

Monika Brandmeier: Bilder und Blicke/Pictures and Views

Art & Design Events...

  • The Smallest Coolest Contest continues in May on Apartment Therapy
    • We're rolling out our judges' profiles.
    • Finalists will all be notified by May 9.
  • Formatting Blick (2004) is comprised of three gelatin silver prints each depicting a wooden palette, a piece of cardboard, and four small corner-shaped pieces that imitate the frame indicators one sees when looking through a camera’s lens or viewfinder.
    • Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, 600 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Through May 25
  • Devening Projects + Editions presents: More or Less, Rodney Carswell + Zak Prekop
    • More or Less pairs a Chicago artist significant in the lexicon of painted abstraction with a younger and emerging artist whose developing language has already reached a well-defined position.
    • devening projects + editions, 3039 west carroll, 3rd floor
    • May 6-30, Opening reception: Sunday, May 6 from 3-7 pm
  • Two-person show including work by Andy Kane and Michel Balasis closing reception
    • Also featured at both Galleries will be the work of...Howard Finster - Folk Art - paintings and serigraphs- Georgia; Chris Peldo -Pop Art blended with Abstract Expressionism-Paintings-Chicago
    • David Leonardis Gallery, 217 W. Huron St. #5
    • Closing reception Friday, May 4, 6 pm-midnight
  • Mother's Day Art Sale at Lillstreet
    • "Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Gallery at Lillstreet Art Center will offer a special art sale with 10 to 20 percent off all jewelry and ceramics Friday, May 4 to Sunday, May 13. Shoppers can enjoy browsing in the Gallery and throughout Artist’s Studios at Lillstreet to find an extra-special handmade gift for mom this year."
    • Lillstreet Art Center, 4401 N. Ravenswood
    • Friday, May 4 (6-9 pm) through Sunday, May 13
  • Far from Home: Photography, Travel, and Inspiration
    • "This exhibition is part of the museum’s yearlong celebration of Silk Road Chicago, which explores the themes of travel and transformation."
    • The Art Institute of Chicago, 110 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Closes Sunday, May 6
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