Weekly Events Calendar: 04.04.07

Weekly Events Calendar: 04.04.07

Heather Blaha
Apr 4, 2007

Art & Design Events...

  • It's time for the Smallest Coolest Contest!
    • And we're having a Spring Design Party at Hejfina showroom; with fellow bloggers Design Boner, Palla Palla, and Prairie Mod.
    • Friday, April 13, 6-9 pm

  • UBS 12 x 12: Amy Mayfield
    • "Amy Mayfield makes lusciously colored paintings of surreal landscapes inspired by secret languages and entries in her childhood diaries. They are populated with characters that recall the fantastic illustrations of Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein -- but with sinister undertones."
    • MCA, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
    • Opens Saturday, April 7 (through April 29)

  • Commemorating 30 Years: 1976-2006; Part I (1976-1980)
    • 1976-1980: PART ONE includes the work of Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Richard Artschwager, Mel Bochner, Richard Haas, Jene Highstein, Donald Judd, June Leaf, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Gordon Matta-Clark, Richard Nonas, Lucio Pozzi, Martin Puryear, Robert Ryman, and Richard Tuttle.
    • Rhona Hoffman Gallery, 118 N. Peoria St.
    • Part I closes Saturday, April 7; Part II opens next Friday, April 13

  • Nevin Tomlinson: Box; and Mark Powell: V. I. P., Selections
    • "40000 is pleased to present two solo exhibitions: Box by Nevin Tomlinson (Chicago) and V.I.P. & Selections by Mark Powell (Mexico City). Both of these artists are working in their mediums, painting and street photography respectively, in incredibly new and excited ways that push the conventional thinking about medium specific visual art.
    • Gallery 40000, 119 N. Peoria, #2C
    • Opening reception April 6, 6-9 pm; (through May 5)

  • Powerhouse: The Photographs of Darris Lee Harris
    • "One of this city's finest precisionist photographers, Darris' architectural career has culminated in these breathtaking images of a monumental interior that are the essence of the Chicago School philosophy of finding beauty in structure itself."
    • ArchiTech, 730 North Franklin, Suite 200
    • Opens Friday, April 6 (through June 9)

  • Wine Tasting at Urbanest
    • Wine tasting benefiting CASE (Community for Alternative Sources of Energy), a student-run organization dedicated to sustainability and the environment.
    • Urbanest, 5228 N. Clark St.
    • Friday, April 13, 7-9 pm

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