Weekly Events Calendar: 10.11.06

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Art & Design Events…

  • Got Color?

  • “Biedermeier: The Invention of Simplicity”
    • Presenting over 350 Biedermeier works of furniture, painting, works on paper, fashion and more from this influential period in Austria, Germany, and Northern Europe.
    • Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI
    • Through January 1, 2007

  • A Sullivan Celebration: Contemporary Ornament and Architecture
    • One of many events commemorating Louis Sullivan’s 150th birthday, this panel discussion will focus on “how Louis Sullivan’s legacy persists in contemporary architecture.”
    • Archicenter, 224 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Wednesday, October 11, 6 pm

  • Catherine Opie: Chicago (American Cities)
    • “Steeped in the documentary tradition and seeking to uncover aspects of each city’s identity and sense of community in her penetrating photographs, this series focuses on Chicago — the American ‘city of architecture.'”
    • MCA
    • Closes Sunday, October 15

  • Art in Display…a storefront art exhibition
    • “Art is Display features art installations by local and national artists in the stores’ display windows, placing art in a new, public venue. Media include photography, sculpture, drawing, fiber, video, mixed media, and more.”
    • Located at participating stores on W. Division Street between Damen and Ashland
    • October 13-15, opening reception Friday, October 13, 6-9 pm

  • Bridgeport Art Walk
    • “The Bridgeport Art Walk invites art lovers to discover established and emerging artists producing works of art ranging from figurative to conceptual work. Artists include: Betty Cleeland, Zhou Brothers, Sergio Gomez, Luis DeLaTorre, and Kathleen McCarthy. Maps will be available at participating venues including: Zhou B Art Center, mn Gallery, South Branch Artist Lofts and Iron Street Studios.”
    • Start at mn Gallery, 3524 S. Halsted Street
    • October 14-15, noon-6 pm

  • East/West: Artists of the Ukrainian Village Artwalk
    • 4th annual East Village arts tour including 31 locations
    • Saturday, October 14, noon-7 pm