Weekly Events Calendar: 01.09.08

Weekly Events Calendar: 01.09.08

Heather Blaha
Jan 9, 2008
Ken Hedrich: Photographer; G. McStay Jackson office

Art & Design Events...

  • Welcome to '08 from Apartment Therapy!

  • Hedrich Blessing: Interiors: Architectural Photography of the 1930s
    • "The 1930s was the first full decade of business of the greatest architectural photography firm in America. Chicago's Hedrich Blessing was the firm chosen by the best architects and designers to document their creations. And like their famously cinematic exterior shots of the modern buildings that made them known the world over, HBs interior views often resembled movie sets."
    • ArchiTech Gallery of Architectural Art, 730 North Franklin suite 200
    • Friday, January 11 to Saturday, March 8, 2008

  • The Horror Show
    • "The Horror Show...investigates what is nasty, what is ubiquitous, but also what is not apparent: images and sounds that present as banal and benign, as inviting and beautiful, and therefore may ultimately be that much more terrifying."
    • Chicago City Arts Gallery, 410 South Michigan Ave., Ste. 601
    • Jan. 11-Feb. 23

  • Rachel Beach: Rabbit Hole
    • "Rachel Beach's multifaceted wood veneer and oil paint constructions are derived from details of art, architecture and design history."
    • Kasia Kay Art Projects, 1044 W. Fulton Market St.
    • Jan. 11-Feb. 16

  • Lisa Caccioppoli: New Work
    • "Lisa Caccioppoli's paintings act as navigational markers through her artistic practice, both for the artist and the audience."
    • Kasia Kay Art Projects, 1044 W. Fulton Market St.
    • Jan. 11-Feb. 16

    • Recent works by Advanced Sculpture Practices Studio students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
    • Koscielak Gallery, 1646 N. Bosworth Ave.
    • Through Jan. 12

  • 18th Annual Small Print Show and Holiday Open House
    • "The exhibition highlights a variety of print media, including etching, lithography, woodcut and monotype. Traditional as well as experimental approaches to printmaking will be featured by approximately 40 artists."
    • Chicago Printmakers Collaborative
    • Through Feb. 2

  • The Other Side of Light: Shadows from the Photography Collection
    • "This exhibition draws over 60 works entirely from the Art Institute's permanent collection, including works by Manuel Alvarez-Bravo, Lee Friedlander, André Kertész, Nathan Lerner, and Paul Strand, among others."
    • The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Through Feb. 24

  • The New Authentics:
    Artists of the Post-Jewish Generation

    • This inaugural exhibition "explores contemporary notions of Jewish identity through the work of 16 artists living in the United States."
    • 610 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Through April 13

  • Figuration in Contemporary Design
    • Featuring: Herzog & de Meuron, Zaha Hadid, Jürgen Mayer H., UNStudio, Foreign Office Architects, Kuth/Raneri, ROY, Joel Sanders with Balmori Associates, KOL/MAC, Greg Lynn/FORM, R&Sie, Klein Dytham, Gage/Clemenceau, MoD, Aranda/Lasch, Kivi Sotamaa, PATTERNS, Fernando and Humberto Campana, Marcel Wanders, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Hella Jongerius, Patricia Urquiola, Tord Boontje, Petra Blaisse, Abbott Miller, An Te Liu, Demakersvan, and 2x4.
    • The Art Institute, 111 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Just opened; runs through June 8

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