Weekly Events Calendar: 08.27.08

Weekly Events Calendar: 08.27.08

Heather Blaha
Aug 27, 2008
Untitled (Gold Spork 23kt gold leaf on plastic 2008)

Art & Design Events...

  • An Improbable Coincidence of Wants: The Franks
    • "Solo exhibition by Chicago artists The Franks. Formerly of f2, a Chicago design concern, here they expand their approach with the introduction of new work that explores the relationship of the dealer in the marketplace"
    • Rowland Contemporary, 1118 West Fulton Market
    • Sept 5 - Oct 25; opening reception Sept 5 from 6-9pm

  • Multitude: Qin Fengling
    • Works on canvas, paper, and installation; "microcosmic snapshots of China's 'quarter of humanity' as it surges toward an uncertain future."
    • Kasia Kay Art Projects, 1044 West Fulton Market
    • Sept 5 - Oct 11; opening reception Sept 5 from 6-9pm

    • Jeff Koons
      • "Koons' works, with their seductive surfaces and flawless execution, transform everyday objects and fantasies into high art. The artist is working closely with the MCA to create a carefully selected survey focusing on his most iconic sculptural works."
      • MCA, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
      • Through Sept 21

    • 12 x 12 New Artists/New Work: Howard Henry Chen
      • "Over the last six years [Chen] has traveled back and forth between the United States and Vietnam documenting physical evidence of the war and the economic and social changes affected by globalization."
      • MCA, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
      • Through Aug 31

    • Unmasked & Anonymous: Shimon and Lindeman Consider Portraiture
      • "Wisconsin photographers John Shimon and Julie Lindeman make use of antique cameras, modern lens technology, artificial light, and contemporary pop culture to create portraits of people in their native state."
      • Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI
      • Through Nov 30

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