Chicago Art Review


Weekend Preview – this weekend by Steve Ruiz
December 3, 2009, 10:01 pm
Filed under: Chicago Art Preview

There are a few openings this weekend at which I encourage attendance. Freshly updated with Sunday’s events.

Margo Hoff @ Corbett vs. Dempsey

Noble square gallery Corbett vs. Dempsey will be showing a retrospective of sorts of renowned artist Margo Hoff‘s work, titled Restless City. The content spans many decades and many mediums and includes the work she executed while in Chicago. Opening reception this Friday, December 4th from 5-9 PM @ Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1120 N. Ashland, 3rd floor.

Margo Hoff, Siesta Upstairs

Margo Hoff, Siesta Upstairs

Tony Fitzpatrick @ Eyeporium

Chicago artist/establishment Tony Fitzpatrick is showing small aquatint/etching prints this month at Wicker Park’s Eyeporium Gallery. Dig the series, titled Autumn Etchings, here; and see the work itself at the opening this Friday, November 4th from 6-9 PM @ Eyeporium Gallery, 1543 N. Milwaukee.

Tony Fitzpatrick, Autumn Composition

Tony Fitzpatrick, Autumn Composition

Co-Paintings, Cute Puppies @ Spoke

Spoke’s latest event, Co-Paintings, Cute Puppies looks to keep up this year’s streak of good one-night art events with an exhibition of collaborative paintings by artists John Henley and Pete Frederiksen. Puppies are also promised. Real puppies. The event starts and runs Saturday, December 5th from from 5-8PM @ Spoke, 119 N. Peoria, #3D.

Henley & Frederiksen

Henley & Frederiksen

Exhibition 3.12052009 @ MVSEVM

A group show at one of the city’s more considered apartment galleries, Exhibition 3.12052009 will feature the work of artists Sarah Elliott, Zak Arctander, Joe Craig, Cameron Crawford, Tom Kinsella, and Forrest Nash. Opening reception this Saturday, December 5th from 5-9 PM @ MVSEVM, 1626 N. California, #2.

Forrest Nash, IPVTF 17

Forrest Nash, IPVTF 17

Michelle Welzen Collazo Anderson
& Bernard Williams @ What It Is

Two artists, Michelle Welzen Collazo Anderson and Bernard Williams show off new sculpture and painting at Oak Park’s What It Is project space. Opening reception this Saturday, December 5th from 3-5 PM @ What It Is, 1155 Lymann, in Oak Park.

Blum Jerro

Blum Jerro

Homewreckers @ Devening Projects + Editions

Devening Projects + Editions is opening Homewreckers this sunday, a group show focusing in domestic issues, interactions, phenomena, etc. See work from John ArndtClaire AshleyAlexander BraunThe FranksPatrick Gavin,
Marie HermannRoxane HopperPeter PowerAnders RuhwaldWolfgang Schlegel, and Roman Signer. Opening reception this Sunday, December 6th from 4-7PM @ Dan Devening Projects + Editions, 3039 W. Carroll.

Homewreckers at Dan Devening Projects + Editions

Roxana Hopper, In the Act of Casual Business

Scott Wolniak @ Roots & Culture

Wicker Park’s Roots & Culture will be holding a rare screening  lost of video work from artist Scott Wolniak. Looks really interesting. The event will be held this Sunday, December 6th from 7-9 PM @ Roots & Culture, 1034 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Scott Wolniak, Musican Notes in Harmony with the Attuned Healing Colors

Scott Wolniak, Musican Notes in Harmony with the Attuned Healing Colors

Also, check out Monument 2 for Daniel Sullivan’s show, SOFT THROAT.

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