Weekly Events Calendar: 02.21.07

Weekly Events Calendar: 02.21.07

Heather Blaha
Feb 21, 2007

Graffitecture: Chicago Graffiti Artists Attack Photographic Spaces

Art & Design Events...

  • February Is Bedroom Month at Apartment Therapy
    • AT Nursery is up and running!
    • AT Home Tech is in the works...

  • Graffitecture: Chicago Graffiti Artists Attack Photographic Spaces
    • "This Chicago book release and exhibition opening will include a site-specific photo/graffiti collaboration, installation/wall art, and an area for interactive art/audience participation. Music will be provided by David Castillo, DJ small MVP, and sur."
    • Hejfina, 1529 North Milwaukee Ave.
    • Friday, Feb. 23, 5-9 pm

  • Fred Sandback: Sculpture and drawings
    • "After receiving a B.A. in philosophy at Yale, Sandback studied sculpture, with Donald Judd and Robert Morris, at the Yale University School of Art and Architecture."
    • Rhona Hoffman Gallery, 118 N. Peoria St.
    • Closes Saturday, Feb. 24

  • Normal
    • "Normal seeks to examine this phenomenon in the works of Peter Drake, Carson Fox, David Humphrey, Elliott Green, and Jon Waldo. Each in their own way tests the limits of what it means to be normal and then goes a step further."
    • Linda Warren Fine Art, 1052 W. Fulton Market
    • Closes Friday, Feb. 23

  • MCA EXPOSED: Defining Moments in Photography, 1967-2007
    • "The work of more than fifty artists will be featured in the exhibition, ranging from Robert Mapplethorpe's small black-and-white nudes to Christian Boltanski's major installation Les Enfants de Dijon and commissions such as Beat Streuli's Chicago '99, which will be installed on the museum's facade."
    • MCA, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
    • Opens Saturday, Feb. 24 (through July 29)

  • Brian Yates: The New Anomie & Kinga Czerska: New Works
    • "Brian Yates uses old player piano rolls in his paintings and sculptures. The rolls reference a grand romantic past, but are brought sharply into the present by their manipulation into objects that look eerily like bombs or explosives. His work contains elements of the unexpected and an apprehension which resides in a wider context of the contemporary American present."

      "Kinga Czerska's paintings are both beautifully made objects and complex investigations of the intricate webs of patterns that make up our structured environments. Pulling influences from architecture, engineering, and science, she uses rhythm and contrast to play with the flow of a straight line and the fluidity of usually rigid elements."

    • Kasia Kay Art Projects, 1044 W. Fulton Market
    • Opens Friday, Feb. 23 (through March 31)

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