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Event Fri Sep 09 2011

Art Around Town

Alright, guys. This is it. This is a big weekend for gallery openings, with many (most?) of them kicking off their fall programming with the best of the best tonight. If you only make it out art-hopping once this year, go tonight.


  • Michael Hunter: Isn't It Always @ Alderman Exhibitions
  • Nathan Vernau: Lovesick @ Robert Bills Contemporary
  • Overkill @ The Mission Projects
  • Public School Presents: Homework @ The Family Room
  • Zachary Cahill: USSA 2012: The Orphanage Project @ threewalls
  • Angel Otero: The Dangerous Ability To Fascinate Other People @ Kavi Gupta
  • Stan Shellabarger & Maria Petschnig @ Western Exhibitions
  • Andrew Holmquist: WORLDS COLLIDE! @ Carrie Secrist
  • Harrison, Peltz, Smithenry @ Packer Schopf
  • Steve Hough: Solid Space Liminal @ Zg Gallery
  • Rob Carter: Culte @ ebersmoore
  • Young Contemporaries @ CourtneyBlades
  • Barbara Kasten: Ineluctable @ Tony Wight Gallery
  • Bret Slater: Multinous @ Thomas Robertello Gallery
  • Jason Robert Bell: Mystical Outlaw Rebel / Baaddaasss Drawings @ Thomas Robertello Gallery
  • Dan Gunn @ moniquemeloche
  • Ronald Clayton: Keys, Marks and Signs & Julia Katz: Maelstrom @ Addington Gallery
  • All That Also Means To See @ Woman Made Gallery
  • Picture Framing @ 65GRAND
  • Jason Lazarus & Cody Hudson @ Andrew Rafacz Gallery
  • Jacob C. Hammes & Lisa Rybovich-CrallĂ© @ Roots & Culture
  • Pre-Renegade Party and Print Sale featuring Moveable Type @ Rar Rar's Workshop
  • Painting Under the Lines: Video Paintings by Nathan Peck @ Chicago Art Department
  • Mutualisms @ Co-Prosperity Sphere
  • 15th Annual Artist Made Kite Exhibit @ August House Studio

  • Saturday:

  • Daniel Baird and Russell Leng: Ruins @ Hungry Man Gallery
  • Beach Party IV: Forbidden Pair of Dice (The Final Chapter) @ The Hills
  • Jake Myers: Suburban Commando @ Happy Collaborationists
  • The Free Store 2011 @ ACRE Projects
  • Kaylee Rae Wyant: The Spoon River @ Lloyd Dobler Gallery
  • AIR: tasteless, odorless, colorless @ SideCar
  • Jeffrey Forsythe & Dan Tague: The Value of Greed @ Hinge Gallery

  • Sunday:

  • Mutualisms Symposium @ Co-Prosperity Sphere
  • dimensional lines: art + dress @ Evanston Art Center
  • 9/11 Exhibit Reception and Commemoration @ South Shore Arts
  • ...and there are surely many more I've missed. Check back on us in a few days -- A/C's newest contributor Natalie Edwards and I will have a recap of the opening chaos, including our two cents on the art we were able to catch glances of while smooshed amongst the drunken hordes.

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