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Event Fri Dec 02 2011

Art Around Town


  • Bob Jones: Mountains and Matter @ 65 Grand
  • Stephen Flemister: Profiles, Hallucinations & Tokens
  • HOLD FAST TO DREAMS @ Believe Inn
  • ART+DESIGN @ Las Manos Gallery
  • Riva Lehrer: Mirror Shards @ Printworks Gallery
  • Tony Fitzpatrick: Nickel History: The Nation of Heat @ Firecat Projects
  • 003 ON THE LAM : XIAO TSE @ This Is Not The Studio
  • Personal Project Art Show @ DEFIBRILLATOR Gallery
  • Patron "Simply Perfect' Art Project @ Gallery@220
  • Text, Drugs and Rock & Roll [an International Group Show] @ Maxwell Colette Gallery
  • 36th Annual Holiday Party @ Lillstreet Art Center
  • NiINE! Exhibition/Benefit @ Chicago Art Department
  • And Off They Went @ DOVETAIL Chicago

  • Saturday:

  • PETER FISCHLI DAVID WEISS @ Donald Young Gallery
  • Steven Frost and David Hartwell: Joint Disassembly @ Robert Bills Contemporary
  • Greg Kelley: Soft Delete/Purgative Dryness @ Graham Foundation
  • What's Your Art? Celebrating the Art Centers of Chicago @ Chicago Cultural Center
  • Industry of the Ordinary Connect with David Hockney @ AIC Price Auditorium
  • AREA Chicago's 5th Annual Wants & Needs Auction @ Rumble Arts Center
  • Party...With An Artist @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

  • Sunday:

  • I am the Queen @ LVL3
  • Sales 101 for Artists Part 1 @ Official Flourish Studios
  • Zacharias Abubeker: A FEW METAPHORS FOR DISTANCE @ ACRE Projects
  • Communal Aesthetics Vs. Communal Practices: A Panel Discussion @ Iceberg Projects
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