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Art Thu Jun 18 2015

Journey to Art: A Multi-Venue Exhibition

The Zhou B Art Center and the Ed Paschke Art Center are coming together to create a traveling exhibition, for both you and the artists. "Journey to Art" will be a community-coordinated event where Chicagoans are invited to attend the collaboration between both venues from June 19-21.The friendship of the Zhou Brothers and Ed Paschke is being celebrated and honored during the ongoing exhibitions at both locations.

By creating a sort of trade, or swap if you will, the Zhou Brothers will present their work at Jefferson Park's Ed Paschke Art Center, and the late Paschke's work will be in Bridgeport at the Zhou B Art Center. In addition to gallery spaces, the Zhou Brothers will be featuring their sculptural work at Jefferson Park for a family day event.

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Red Boxer, Ed Paschke

The dual-exhibition will be VIP only and open to the public; the event is in conjunction with Bridgeport's 3rd Friday events.

Friday, June 19th 2015
VIP ONLY 6-7pm: Zhou B Art Center VIP and media preview of "Journey of Art: Ed Paschke"
PUBLIC 7-10pm: Zhou B Art Center 3rd Friday event and public opening of "Journey to Art: Ed Paschke"

Saturday, June 20 2015
VIP ONLY 7pm: Ed Paschke Art Center VIP and media preview of "Jounry to Art: Zhou Brothers"

Sunday, June 21 2015
PUBLIC 11 am-1pm: The Paschke in the Park family event and the public opening of "Journey to Art: Zhou Brothers"

The Zhou brothers are two artists who associate themselves with the Chinese Contemporary Art movement. The brothers moved to the United States in 1986 and settled in Bridgeport, where they purchased an 87,000 sq. ft. building in 2004. The building is now the culmination of the current art center, which facilitates curated exhibitions and programming for Chicago artists. The art center's upcoming exhibitions in 2015 include SAIC faculty, international artists and solo shows.

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China Series, Zhou Brothers

The Ed Paschke Art Center is named after the late Polish American painter who had a great impact on the Chicago arts community. The center serves as a hub for educational facilities for adults and youth. Additionally, it is as an exhibition space for artists and academics. Upcoming exhibitions at the art center include: the Ed Paschke Mural by New Horizon Center and photographer Stephen Sheldon.

The Zhou B Art Center is located at 1029 W. 35th St. and the Ed Paschke Center is located at 5415 W. Higgins Ave. The Jefferson Memorial Park, where the family event will occur Sunday, June 21, is located at 4822 N. Long Ave. The Paschke center is open seven days a week; admission is free.

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Architecture critic Paul Goldberger talks about Frank Gehry's life and work in a new book.
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