Art

  Film Screening: Weightless

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 5:30pm

Fat girls rule the water in Weightless, a short documentary film by Faith Pennick about a scuba diving camp for plus-size women. Called "Big Adventures," the camp was created by Liz Nickels, a psychologist and certified scuba diver and instructor.

The Art of Writing Pysanky

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Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 3:00pm - Sunday, April 10, 2011 - 3:00pm

Two workshops are being offered to demonstrate this unique Ukrainian process of painting eggs.

Time: 3 p.m.

Price: $20 per class

Location: St. Nicholas school of Art, Old School Building, 2222 W. Rice St.

Art in the Dark @ RGB Les Dames Noire

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Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Artist Kiwon Choi, Heejin Koo, Robin Monique Rios and Junko Kajino will be exhibiting. Choi will be creating live paintings in addition to a new body of work. Koo will be presenting work exhibited in the SAIC BFA show. Rios who is resident at the Zhou Brothers Art Center will be presenting her photo collages of x-rays and MRIs. And lastly Kajino will be screening a series of her short films.

Location: RGB Lounge, 1420 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Reading in Memory of Kathryn Hixon

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Sunday, April 10, 2011 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

In conjunction with LVL3 Gallery exhibition 'No Joke', Red Rover presents an afternoon of readings to commemorate the life and work of Kathryn Hixon, an art critic, teacher, mentor and great friend to many.

Price: $4 suggested donation

Location: Outer Space Studio, 1474 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Contact: email or call 312.469.0333 for more.

 

 

art in the dark @ rgb • les dames noire

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Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 7:00pm - Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 10:00pm

The Art in the Dark series continues at the RGB Lounge with a group show of superb female artists entitled Les Dames Noire. Les Dames Noire is intended to explore the dark spaces encountered in the experience of multi-media artists. Kiwon Choi will be presenting new work and performing live painting. Heejin Koo, a recent graduate from the SAIC will be presenting work from the BFA Show and performing live painting.

A Variety of Fits, new works by Adam Grossi

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Friday, April 8, 2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

A VARIETY OF FITS is an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Adam Grossi. Grossi’s work is a soft, fleshy underbelly to normative culture’s rational exoskeleton. Through the prisms of mundane objects – piles of t-shirts, rolling clouds, and suburban fashion models – the disparate works in this exhibition cohere into a fractured vision of what it feels like to cloak one’s consciousness in the pleasantries of normalcy.

Chornobyl +25 - Exhibit at the Ukrainian National Museum

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 (All day)

Exhibit closes today...

Twenty-five years ago on Apr. 26, 1986, the lives of millions of people were forever changed by the explosion  in reactor #4 at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The radiation from this explosion carried all across Europe with the most contaminated areas being in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine.

Chornobyl +25 - Exhibit at the Ukrainian National Museum

Friday, April 8, 2011 - 12:30pm

Twenty-five years ago on Apr. 26, 1986, the lives of millions of people were forever changed by the explosion  in reactor #4 at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The radiation from this explosion carried all across Europe with the most contaminated areas being in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine.

In the Vicinity: Art Around Eckhart Park

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Friday, March 18, 2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for a neighborhood gathering of art and artists in Art Around Eckhart Park. It will feature works by Britanny Southworth LaFlamme Etienne LaFlamme Carron Little Vince Gaulin Jamie Gannon and music by Ben Pera.

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Location: Swim Cafe 1357 W. Chicago Ave. Fri., Mar. 18

Lecture: Art from the Outside

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Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 6:00pm
Free and open to the public

Outside the Canon: Art from the Outside and its Displacement in Art History
In this presentation, Randy M. Vick, Associate Professor of Art Therapy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago shares his perspective on how this art does (and does not) find a place in the fine art canon. Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave.