Weekly Events Calendar: 07.11.07

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Art & Design Events…

  • July Is Green Home Month on Apartment Therapy
    • Send us your tips, ideas and inspirations – please us know how you live green.
    • AT:Green is in the works…check out past try-out posts from our upcoming editorial team here (links at bottom of post).

  • Bloodshed Event by Tara Strickstein
    • An exhibition of collage, installation, cutwork and drawing, Bloodshed Event seeks to replace “rules and limits…with excessive detail and pattern.”
    • 1900 W. Kinzie, 1st floor
    • Opening receptions: Friday, July 13, 7-10 pm; Sunday, July 15, 11 am-3 pm

  • Brenda Hesselberg
    • A Tremor of Self: Drawings by the artist.
    • I.D. Chicago, 3337 N. Halsted St.
    • Opening reception, July 19, 7-9 pm; Runs July 6-August 15

  • Zafos Xagoraris: AnthroTopography Sound Installations, Materials and Drawings; and James Kao: New Paintings
    • Xagoraris lives and works in Athens, Greece. He is a multimedia artist who successfully combines sound installation, painting and video. Kao presents a suite of six new paintings include repeated motifs of tables and common still-life objects achieve
      unexpected sentimentality.
    • Gosia Koscielak Studio & Gallery, 1646 N. Bosworth Ave.
    • Opening reception: Saturday, July 14, 6-10 pm; Runs through August 10.

  • Ben Brandt: Multimedia Installations
    • “Working as a carpenter with an interest in historic preservation, I’m drawn to the forms and proportions of Greek and Roman architecture as well as their derivatives and translations up through the turn of the last century. In general, I’m inspired by the patterns, structures and textures of the built environment.”
    • Caro d’Offay Gallery, 2204 W. North Ave.
    • Opening reception: Saturday, July 14, 7-10 pm; Runs through Sept. 8

  • The Unknown
    • An exhibition featuring the work of 12 undiscovered Chicago artists.
    • Ossia Fine Arts Space, Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave., Ste 537
    • Opening reception: Friday, July 13, 6-9 pm; reception Friday, August 10, 6-9 pm