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September 14, 2016

Fall 2016 contemporary art events

University of Chicago Arts
(1) Carris Adams, Bone No. 15, 2016. Ink on paper. (2) Alex Calhoun, oh, void, 2016. Tennis ball, nylon string, glass, pine, latex paint, purple heart, 3D printed coral. (3) Autumn Elizabeth Clark, Jaipur, India (Boy with Yellow Hat at Jantar Mantar), 2015. (4) Zachary Harvey, Mr. Plant Man, 2016. Oil on linen. (5) David Lloyd, Purchase RDF. (6) Sara Rouse, One System, One Thousand Times, ongoing project, mixed media. (7) Tori  Whitehead, Degenerescence (animation stills), 2016. (8) Richard Williamson, Good Times Waiting Room (They program), 2016.*

Exhibition: Ben Rivers, Urth
September 10–November 6, 2016
Renaissance Society, 5811 South Ellis Avenue, Cobb Hall, 4th floor
Curated by Solveig Øvstebø

Exhibition: Larry Achiampong, OPEN SEASON
September 16–October 30, 2016
Opening: Wednesday, September 21, 6–8pm
Logan Center Gallery, 915 E 60th Street
Curated by Yesomi Umolu

Exhibition: Jakob Kolding, Making A Scene
September 21–October 26, 2016
Opening: Wednesday, September 21st, 6-8pm
Artist and curator talk, 5–6pm
Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, 5701 South Woodlawn Avenue
Curated by Jacob Proctor

Exhibition: THEY 2016
Thursday–Sunday, September 22–25, 2016
Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Booth 815
Featuring the work of the artists and alumni from Department of Visual Arts MFA Class of 2015: Carris Adams, Alex Calhoun, Autumn Elizabeth Clark, Zachary Harvey, David Lloyd, Sara Rouse, Richard Williamson, and Tori Whitehead
Curated by Zachary Cahill Sponsored by the Department of Visual Arts and Logan Center Exhibitions.

Book signing: Ina Blom—The Autobiography of Video: The Life and Times of a Memory Technology
Saturday, September 24, 3pm
EXPO CHICAGO, Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Booth 815
Sponsored by the Department of Art History, Department of Visual Arts, Logan Center Exhibition at University of Chicago, Seminary Co-Op Bookstore, and Sternberg Press.
*Books will be available for purchase.

Wolf Vostell’s Concrete Traffic procession to the University of Chicago
Friday, September 30, 2016, 11am–4pm
Methods and Materials to Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (220 East Chicago Avenue) to Arts Club of Chicago (201 East Ontario Street) to University of Chicago Campus North Parking Garage (5525 South Ellis Avenue)

Wolf Vostell’s Concrete Traffic will make several stops on its procession to the University of Chicago campus. Presented by the Arts Club of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Smart Museum of Art, and UChicago Arts. For more information please visit: arts.uchicago.edu

Lecture: Iman Issa
Monday, October 3, 6pm
Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th st. Performance Penthouse (room 901)
Sponsored by the Department of Visual Arts

Lecture: Laura Letinsky
Monday, October 10, 6pm
Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th st., Performance Penthouse (room 901)
Sponsored by the Department of Visual Arts

Lecture: Timothy Morton
Sunday, October 23, 6pm Kent Hall, room 120, 1020 E 58th St
Co-sponsored by The Renaissance Society, Arts, Science & Culture Initiative, the Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge, and the Open Practice Committee in the Department of Visual Arts, all at the University of Chicago, and the Seminary Co-op Bookstore.

Lecture: Karen Reimer, 2016–17 DOVA Alumni Lecture
Monday, October 24, 6pm
Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthouse (901)
Presented by the Department of Visual Arts

Exhibition: Anna Tsouhlarakis
November 1–December 20, 2016
Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, 5701 South Woodlawn Avenue
Curated by Jacob Proctor

Lecture: Douglas Crimp
Wednesday, November 2, 6pm
Logan Center for the Arts, 915 East 60th Street
Presented by Department of Visual Arts and the Department of Art History

Lecture: Johannes Goebel
“Experimental Media and Performing Arts: The Integration of Physical Space and Digital Technology in Multimodal Production, Research and Experience at EMPAC”
Wednesday, November 9, 5:30pm
Gray Center Lab, 929 E. 60th St., Ste 112
Sponsored by the Art, Science, & Culture Initiative

Discussion: “The Data That We Breathe”
With: Caroline Bergvall, Judd Morrissey, & Jennifer Scappettone
Thursday, November 10, 5–7pm
Gray Center Lab, 929 E. 60th St., Ste 112
Sponsored by the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry

Exhibition: Retrogarde
November 11, 2016–January 1, 2017
Opening: Friday, November 11, 6–8pm
Logan Center Gallery, Logan Center for the Arts, 915 East 60th Street
Artists in the exhibition include Caroline Bergvall, Samson Kambalu, Matthew Metzger, Catherine Sullivan and Samson Young.
Curated by Yesomi Umolu

Lecture: Shannon Stratton
Monday, November 14, 6pm
Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th Street, Performance Penthouse (room 901)
Sponsored by the Department of Visual Arts

Symposium: Conserving Industrial Materials in Art
November 18–19, 2016
Friday, November 18 morning session at the University of Chicago; afternoon session at the Art Institute of Chicago. Saturday, November 19 at the University of Chicago’s Logan Center for the Arts.

A two-day symposium, held in partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago, will facilitate an exchange, bringing together leading practitioners in conservation and collection care for presentations and demonstrations, exploring how a thorough knowledge of industrial materials and processes can inform art historical interpretation.

With: Tim Bechthold, Reinhard Bek, Patrick Clancy, T. Gunny Harboe, Maria Kokkori, Pip Laurenson, Laura Major, Michael Mansfield, Christine Mehring, Charles Ray, Christian Scheidemann, Carol Stringari, Ann Temkin, Amanda Trienens, Matthew S. Witkovsky, Lisa Young, and Lisa Zaher.

Presented by the Department of Art History and the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry in collaboration with the Art Institute of Chicago with additional funding support from 3CT, the Humanities Division, and the Franke Institute for the Humanities.

Exhibition: Sadie Benning: Shared Eye
November 19, 2016–January 22, 2017
Opening: Saturday, November 19, 5–8pm, artist talk: 6pm
Renaissance Society, 5811 South Ellis Avenue, Cobb Hall, 4th floor
Curated by Solveig Øvstebø and Elena Filipovic

 

For more about the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago: dova.uchicago.edu
For more about Logan Center Exhibitions: arts.uchicago.edu

For those interested in the MFA program at The University of Chicago, please contact Alison LaTendresse, Associate Director of Programs and Student Affairs in the Department Visual Arts at  [email protected].

 

*Image above: (1) Carris Adams, Bone No. 15, 2016. Ink on paper, 8 x 10 inches. Courtesy the artist. (2) Alex Calhoun, oh, void, 2016. Tennis ball, nylon string, glass, pine, latex paint, purple heart, 3D printed coral, 25.5 x 6 x 10 inches. Courtesy the artist. (3) Autumn Elizabeth Clark, Jaipur, India (Boy with Yellow Hat at Jantar Mantar), 2015. Courtesy the artist. (4) Zachary Harvey, Mr. Plant Man, 2016. 11 x 14 inches, oil on linen, courtesy the artist. (5) David Lloyd, Purchase RDF, courtesy the artist. (6) Sara Rouse, One System, One Thousand Times, ongoing project, mixed media, courtesy the artist. (7) Tori  Whitehead, Degenerescence (animation stills), 2016. Courtesy the artist. (8) Richard Williamson, Good Times Waiting Room (They program), 2016. Variable dimensions, courtesy the artist.

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