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Chicago Art Shows

PHOTOS: Hebru Brantley's Solo Show Opens Friday

Posted 10.11.2012 | Chicago

Hebru Brantley, a Chicago-based artist in residence at Lacuna Artist Lofts, on Friday will open "Brothers of the Robbing Hood," his third major solo s...

Old Is New As the Fall Art Season Opens

Paul Klein | Posted 09.05.2012 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Here we go again. With a very limited number of exceptions, most Chicago galleries open their fall season this weekend. This is the weekend those who usually don't make it to the Friday night openings get out and get seen.

PHOTOS: Tattoos Celebrated In New Exhibit

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.03.2012 | Chicago

On Friday, the Chicago Photography Center unveils their latest show: "I (Heart) Ink: A Photographic Exhibit of Tattoo Art." Co-curated by Susan Aur...

Strong and Diverse Exhibits Open in Chicago

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Charles White justified my belief in art. He drew with great purpose and addressed the powerful issues of his time. An exhibit of a body of his work is showing now at N'Namdi.

The Art Fairs Open

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Though ArtChicago is markedly better than last year it is not the blue chip show it once was. To me, that's a good thing.

Lots of Art to See

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

More than just being a high-end show, there are galleries that haven't made the cut before that are presenting art worth seeing.

Longer Days, Better Art

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Despite his art being highly visible from Midway Airport to Jonquil Park, Chicago's treated Richard Hunt more as a token than a talent.

Some Excellent New Exhibits This Time Around

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

No doubt Mary Lou Zelazny is the best, insufficiently appreciated artist working in Chicago today.

Strong Exhibitions Opening

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

A previous ArtLetter surveyed our readers and they graded the Cultural Center the highest. These shows will help you understand why.

Excellent Art Exhibits Opening this Weekend

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

It's safe to say that the exhibits I've just previewed are superior to what I had to choose from a month ago.

4 Good Exhibits Open Over 3 Days

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

There are 4 exhibits opening over the next 3 days, in different parts of town, on vastly different themes, made out of significantly different materials and they are all damned good.

Shift Your Sense Of Place: "Are We There Yet?" At The Hyde Park Art Center

Time Out Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Dawoud Bey curated these conceptual photos and videos by Howard Henry Chen, Alan Cohen, Christine DiThomas and other artists, which examine our shifti...