CHI Weekly Events Calendar: 03.19.08

CHI Weekly Events Calendar: 03.19.08

Heather Blaha
Mar 19, 2008
Kathryn Parker Almanas

Art & Design Events...

  • March is Bathroom Month on AT:Chicago

  • Kathryn Parker Almanas: New Photographs
    • "Fascinated with the mysteries of the body, Almanas creates still lives as metaphors of the body and dissection. She builds small rooms, creating settings to evoke the falsity of perception associated with illness. Almanas plays with oppositions between interior and exterior, domestic space and hospital space, human flesh and fruit flesh, doctor and patient, dissector and dissected."
    • Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery, 1044 W. Fulton Market St
    • Closes March 29

  • Jaye Rhee and David A. Parker: The only thing that I believe
    • "Both artists present documentation of actual events that seem improbable or fantistic, reminding the viewer of the richness of everyday life."
    • Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery, 1044 W. Fulton Market St
    • Closes March 29

  • Th!nkArt Salon presents TOUCH
    • "A two-man exhibition of artists Nicolas Kennett and Francois Weil. TOUCH brings together the tangible sensation of movement expressed through Weil's kinetic and sensual sculptures, while Kennett's childlike Ardoise's bring out the unconscious development of the human mind through the medium of chalk and board."
    • Th!nkArt, 1530 N. Paulina, Suite F
    • Through April 1

  • Clover Archer and Max Key
    • Two solo exhibits by Clover Archer (mixed media) and Max Key (paintings)
    • Caro d'Offay Gallery, 2204 W. North Ave.
    • Through April 19

  • Least Wanted:
    A Century of American Mugshots
    The Mark Michaelson Collection

    • "Punks, sneaks, mooks and miscreants. Hookers, stooges, grifters and goons. Men and women, elderly and adolescent, rich and poor, but mostly poor. These are the Least Wanted. Their portraits make up a small part of Mark Michaelson's collection of over 10,000 American mugshots from the 1870s to the 1960s."
    • Intuit Gallery, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave.
    • Through Apr. 12

  • 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

  • Andy Warhol's Silver Clouds
    • "Originally installed in 1966 at the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York City, Silver Clouds inspired choreographer Merce Cunningham to create a dance work with music by David Tudor and sets by artist Jasper Johns"
    • Loyola University Museum of Art, 820 North Michigan Avenue
    • Through April 27

  • Figuration in Contemporary Design
    • Featuring: Herzog & de Meuron, Zaha Hadid, J├╝rgen 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.
    • Through June 8

  • Karen Kilimnik
    • "This exhibition is the first significant survey of the work of American artist Karen Kilimnik, a key figure in contemporary art who emerged in the late 1980s and early '90s."
    • MCA, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
    • Feb. 23-June 8

  • Henry Darger Exhibition
    • "In spring 2000, Intuit took possession of the contents of artist Henry Darger's living and working space, which was located at 851 Webster Street in Chicago. Intuit's Henry Darger Room Collection includes tracings, clippings from newspapers, magazines, comic books, cartoons, children's books, coloring books, personal documents, and architectural elements, fixtures, and furnishings from Darger's original room.."
    • Intuit Gallery, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave.
    • Through June 28

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