This Week

Woah. Tons of events this week in conjunction with the Art Fairs. My social anxiety is kicking in just looking at it all.
There is indeed many good things, the Art Fairs (look for my work at Robert Koch Gallery and Rhona Hoffman); the SAIC exchange show curated by Marco Poloni that opens on Fri. (Ed Winkleman recently discussed on his blog); the SAIC MFA Photo students; Ben Gest’s new work looks exciting; Cecil McDonald; oh my…
Starts off this evening.

Mind the Gap, Contemporary German Photography
Manuela Barczewski, Sonia Jimenez Alvarez, Annette Jonak, Sabrina Jung, Anatasia Khoroshilova, Anne Lass, Patricia Neiligan, Almut von Pusch, Rivkah Young
Opens Tues. 6-10pm
Country Club
1100 N Damen Ave.
Show runs from April 23d – 27th 3-6pm

Julia Hechtman Lecture
Wed. April 23rd
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
280 So. Columbus Drive
Room 214

Anthony Goicolea Lecture
Wed. April 23rd
Columbus Auditorium (2nd Floor)
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
280 So. Columbus Drive

Art Chicago, Next, the Artist Project, Artropolis, etc.
Private Preview.
Public hours:
Friday, April 25 11am–7pm
Saturday, April 26 11am–7pm
Sunday, April 27 11am–6pm
Monday, April 28 11am–4pm

School of the Art Institute MFA Thesis Exhibitions
Friday April 25 9-11pm
Gallery 2 & Project Space
847 W. Jackson Blvd., 2nd & 3rd Floors
Exhibition hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Extending viewing: April 30 & May 16, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Three Hours Between Planes, Contemporary Photography From Chicago and Leipzig
Chicago Cultural Center
Participating Artists: Stefan Fischer, Jill Frank, Sveinn Fannar Johannsson, Stephanie Kiwitt, Chelsea Tonelli Knight, Dominique Koch, Lilly McElroy, Elise Rasmussen, Andreas Schulze, Jan Sledz, Scott Patrick Wiener
April 19–July 6, 2008
78 E. Washington Street, Chicago
Opening reception: April 25, 5–8pm, Gallery Talk: April 25, 5pm

Strange Habit
Curated by Luke Batten
Participating Artists: Shane Huffman, Steven Husby, Emily Kennerk, Curtis Mann and Alice Shaw
I Space
230 West Superior, 2nd Fl.
April 25 – May 31
Opening Reception Friday April 25, 5-8pm

Ben Gest
Stephen Daiter Gallery
311 W. Superior St. #404
April 26 – June 28
Opening Reception Saturday April 26, 5-8pm

Cecil McDonald Jr., “Domestic Observations”
Catherine Edleman Gallery
300 W. Superior St.
April 26 – May 31
Opening Reception Saturday April 26, 6-8pm


  1. Posted April 23, 2008 at 4:12 pm | Permalink

    Hey Brian,
    Its going to be a crazy weekend – Also a very interesting photo exhibit opening in Indiana, “Photography Now”, at the Lubeznik Center in Michigan City – lots of good work –

  2. Posted April 23, 2008 at 4:43 pm | Permalink

    Thanks Kay. If anyone knows of others, pls. post.

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