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Exhibition archives

November 11 to December 23, 2016

COURTTNEY COOPER
images | info
Press:
Artinfo. | Newcity | Crain's Business Chicago | Disparate Minds


November 11 to December 23, 2016

Four Large Drawings
images | info

Richard Hull
Robyn O'Neil
Geoffrey Todd Smith
Deb Sokolow


September 17 to November 5, 2016

DEB SOKOLOW
images | info
Press: Hyperallergic | New American Paintings | NewCity


September 17 to November 5, 2016

DAN ATTOE
images | info


July 9 to August 13, 2016

BEN STONE
images | info


July 9 to August 13, 2016

ORKIDEH TORABI
images | info | Press: New City


May 14 to June 25, 2016

MARSHALL BROWN Chimera
images | info | Press: The Architect's Newspaper | New City


May 14 to June 25, 2016

KEN FANDELL Figures
images | info


March 18 to May 7, 2016

ROBYN O'NEIL The Lost Show
images | info


March 18 to May 7, 2016

ONSMITH + NUDD Metaphyiscal Meatloaf
images | info


January 29 to March 12, 2016

DANIEL RIOS RODRIGUEZ
images | info | Press: Visual Art Source, Art in America


January 29 to March 12, 2016

NEUTRAL MASK
curated by Annie Cottrell Tron
Em Kettner, Andy Moore, Oriana Weich
images | info


December 11, 2015 to January 23, 2016

NICHOLAS FRANK Post-Self
info | images
Press: art ltd | ARTnews | Chicago Magazine


October 24 to December 5, 2015

GEOFFREY TODD SMITH
info | images | press: Chicago Magazine.


September 12 to October 17, 2015

MILLER & SHELLABARGER
info | images | performance


June 19 to July 18, 2015

EDIE FAKE
info | images
Press: artforum.com | Artnet News. | Artnet News

June 19 to July 18, 2015

The Gay Mafia is Real | info | images

Anthea Black, Elijah Burgher, Edie Fake, Miller & Shellabarger , Dutes Miller , Michael Peirson, Ryan M Pfeiffer + Rebecca Walz, Steve Reinke, Rosé , Stan Shellabarger

Exhibition essay by David Getsy
(download PDF)


May 8 to June 13, 2015

RICHARD HULL
info | images | Press: Chicago Tribune


March 13 to May 1, 2015

JESSICA LABATTE
Underwater Highway
info | images | press: Artforum.com | Art ltd | New City


January 30 to March 7, 2015

The world is mystical, dangerous and delicious
info | images | press: New City | Louise & Maurice

Elijah Burgher
Dana Carter
Pamela Fraser
Leah Mackin
Dutes Miller
Rachel Niffenegger
Corkey Sinks
Deb Sokolow


December 12, 2014 to January 24, 2015

Effeminaries | info | images
Curated by Matt Morris

Cameron Crawford
Danielle Dean
Chris Edwards
Greg Ito
Kacie Lambert
Joel Parsons


October 24 to December 6, 2014

STAN SHELLABARGER
info | images Press: New City | Art in America

 


September 5 to October 18, 2014

LILLI CARRÉ
The Pleasure of Getting Lost

info | images
Press: Chicago Magazine | New City | Hyperallergic


July 26 to August 30, 2014

Helsingistä
Valpuri Kylmanen and Ari Pelkonen

curated by Jamilee Polson Lacy
info | images | press: The Seen | New City


June 20 to July 19, 2014

We do what we like and we like what we do
Western Exhibitions 10th YearAnniversary Show | Exemplary work by Gallery Artists
info | images | Press: New City


April 25 to June 7, 2014

Ryan Travis Christian
Check please!
info | images
Press: DAZED Magazine | Innate | The Hundreds


March 14 to April 19, 2014

PAUL NUDD Pituitumorphology
info | images | Press: Chicago Magazine | Visual Art Source

 


January 31 to March 8, 2014

In Gallery 1+2

HEAD
info | images
Review: New City

 


December 14, 2013 to January 25, 2014

In Gallery 1

Ben STONE
info
| images

press: art ltd. | NewCity

 

 

In Gallery 2

Zoe NELSON
info
| images

press:
New American Paintings
| NewCity | Bad at Sports | HuffingtonPost

 


October 25 to December 7, 2013

In Gallery 1+2

ELIJAH BURGHER
Friendship as a way of life b/w I’m seeking the Minotaur

info | images
Deep Hunch exhibition essay by Doug Ischar
Press:
Artforum.com
| ArtReview | Daily Serving | New City

 


September 6 to October 19, 2013

In Gallery 1+2

Rachel Niffenegger
Flesh Club
info | images | press: Chicago Tribune

 


June 7 to August 1, 2013

In Gallery 1+2

Marshall Brown
Center of the World Chicago
info | images | press: Black Visual Archive

 


April 26 to June 1, 2013

In Gallery 1

Robyn O'Neil
I WANT BLOOD
info | images | press: Time Out Chicago

 

In Gallery 2

Eli Jones
Heads of Family

Curated by Robyn O'Neil
info | images

 


March 15 to April 20, 2013

In Gallery 1 + 2
DEB SOKOLOW

info | images
press: Modern Art Notes | Visual Art Source | Chicago Tribune | Art Ltd. | Bad at Sports | Chicago Art Review


February 1 to March 9, 2013

Plant Life
info |
images
Press: Time Out Chicago

curated by Geoffrey Todd Smith

Jonathan Gardener
Chinatsu Ikeda
Heidi Norton
Tyson Reeder
Mindy Rose Schwartz
Eric Wert
Scott Wolniak

Bound and/or Stapled (or not)
info
| images

Elijah Burgher, Lilli Carré
Terence Hannum, Nina Hartmann
Leah Mackin, Dutes Miller, Andy Moore
Miller & Shellabarger , John Parot

Stan Shellabarger, Scott Teplin


December 15, 2012 to January 26, 2013

DUTES MILLER
In The Garden
info | images |
Press: artforum.com | Hyperallergic | Chicago Reader | Huffington Post

LEAH MACKIN
info | images


October 26 to December 8, 2012

MARK WAGNER
Voting with Your Pocketbook

The Secret Choreographer:
For Lost Walls (After Brätsch & UB)
with NICHOLAS FRANK
info | images | artist talk


September 7 to October 20, 2012

In Gallery 1
GEOFFREY TODD SMITH
LOOKER

info | images
Press: NAP | The Seen | 60 Inches from Center | Bas-Relief

In Gallery 2
JOSH MANNIS
Fashion

info | Review: New City


July 8 to August 18, 2012

In Gallery 1
INDIRECT OBSERVATION

Sally Agee
Courttney Cooper
Andy Moore

info | images

In Gallery 2
Twelve Galleries Project
presents
Line-of-Site
Curated by:
Alicia Chester, Karolina Gnatowski, Kate Ruggeri
Featuring artworks by:
Sarah Belknap & Joseph Belknap
Christalena Hughmanick & Sarah Jones

info | images


May 25 to June 30, 2012
JOHN PAROT EXCAVATION

April 20 to May 19, 2012
In Gallery 1 
RICHARD HULL
info | images | press: Huffington Post | New City

 
In Gallery 2
LILLI CARRÉ
info | images | press: New City

September 9 to October 15, 2012
In Gallery 1 
Black Thorns in the White Cube
curated by Amelia Ishmael
info | images | press: New City | Flavorpill | Chicago Journal
In Gallery 2
ELIJAH BURGHER
info | images | interview

January 27 to March 10, 2012
In Gallery 1 
DAVID LEGGETT
It's getting to the point where nobody respects the dead. Fresh to death
info | images | | press: ArtSlant (review) | New City | ArtSlant (interview)   
In Gallery 2
MELISSA STECKBAUER
info | images

December 9, 2011 to January 21, 2012
In Gallery 1 
Handler
a series of collaborative sculptures presented by
John Riepenhoff

info | images | press: Time Out Chicago 
In Gallery 2
John Riepenhoff
Plein Air Paintings
info | images | press: Time Out Chicago

October 23 to December 3, 2011
In Gallery 1

RYAN TRAVIS CHRISTIAN
The River Rats
info | images | Press: New City | art ltd.
In Gallery 2

RTC and ....
Scott Anderson, Chris Duncan, Ted Gahl , Cody Hudson , Eddie Martinez, Dana Dart-Mclean , Rachel Niffenegger, Matthew Palladino, Geoffrey Todd Smith, Andrew Schoultz
info | images

September 9 to October 15, 2011
In Gallery 1

STAN SHELLABARGER
images | info
press: Chicago Tribune | ArtPractical
In Gallery 2

MARIA PETSCHNIG
images | info
press: Art 21 blog |ArtSlant | Gaper’s Block


July 9 - August 13th, 2011
PEOPLE DON’T LIKE TO READ ART
info | images
press: Daily Serving | ArtSlant | Chicago Tribune
Rebecca BLAKLEY
Elijah BURGHER
Simon EVANS
Nicholas FRANK
Cat GLENNON
Joe HARDESTY
Adriane HERMAN
Meg HITCHCOCK
Rachel FOSTER
David LEGGETT
Andy MOORE
John PAROT
Deb SOKOLOW
Kirsten STOLTMANN
Mark WAGNER
Angie WALLER

May 20 to July 2, 2011      

In Gallery 1
RACHEL NIFFENEGGER + PAUL NUDD
info | images
Press: Chicago Tribune | New American Paintings | Flavorpill | Art Letter

In Gallery 2
BAND of BIKERS
info and images
Press: New City

April 8 to May 14, 2011
In Gallery 1
MICHELLE BLADE
Cast & Cascade
info | images
In Gallery 2
JOSÉ LERMA
The Lightweight
info | images
press: ArtSlant

February 25 to April 2, 2011
NEW ART FROM NEW ORLEANS
Organized by Keith Couser
images | press: Time Out Chicago

Stephen Collier
Brian Guidry
Rachel Jones

January 15 to February 19, 2011
In Gallery 1

HEADS ON POLES
organized by Paul Nudd and Scott Wolniak
info | images | "Heh Heads" companion book
press: ArtSlant | New City | Gaper's Block
 In Gallery 2

TERENCE HANNUM
Negative Litanies
info | images | press: ArtSlant | Chicago Journal | Hammer Smashed Sound

November 19 to December 2010
In Gallery 1

DEB SOKOLOW
info
| images
press
: Artforum.com | ArtSlant (Best of 2010) | ArtSlant (review) | New City | Flavorpill | Chicago Tribune (Best of 2010) | Scott Hunter (Best of 2010)
 In Gallery 2

The Power of Selection, Part 3
curated by Ryan Travis Christian info

October 15 to November 13, 2010

In Galleries 1 + 2

MILLER & SHELLABARGER
info
Press: Bad at Sports. | Flavorpill.

 


September 10 to October 9, 2010

BEN STONE
info | images
press:
New City
| Chicago Art Review | ArtSlant (1) | Time Out Chicago (1) | Time Out Chicago (2) | ArtSlant (2)

In Gallery 2

JOEY FAUERSO Act Natural
press: Chicago Art Review | Artslant (review) | ArtSlant | Gaper's Block

 

June 18 to August 7, 2010

In Gallery 1
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and Daniel Albrigo
Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is...A Love Story
info
press:
Artforum.com | Time Out Chicago | Time Out Chicago blog | Flavorpill  
In Gallery 2
"The Power of Selection, part 2"
curated by Ryan Travis Christian
with
Evan Gruzis, Denise Kupferschmidt, Keegan McHargue, Dana Dart-McLean

info

May 8 to June 12, 2010

In Gallery 1
JOHN PAROT
Hobbies
  In Gallery 2
RACHEL NIFFENEGGER
As you pass by and cast an eye as you are now so once was I
info
press:
Chicago Magazine
| Chicago Tribune | Flavorpill

March 26 to May 1, 2010

In Galleries 1 and 2

RICHARD HULL
info
press:
New City

Chicago Art Magazine
Artslant
Huffington Post
Simply Magnificent
Flavorpill


February 13 to March 20, 2010

In Gallery 1

ON PTG
organized by Michelle Grabner
info

Susanna Coffey
Anoka Faruqee
Richard Hull,
Judy Ledgerwood
Sabina Ott

In Gallery 2

Painter's Paintings


Dan Attoe
Jimmy Baker
Carl Baratta
Nicholas Frank
Paul Nudd
Melissa Oresky
Geoffrey Todd Smith

 

January 2 to February 6, 2010

In Gallery 1

The Power of Selection, part 1
curated by Ryan Travis Christian
info press:
Chicago Reader
| ArtSlant | Time Out Chicago
 

In Gallery 2

Suitable Video: Works from the Suitable Exhibitions Archive
curated by Scott Wolniak

 

November 20 to December 26

In Gallery 1

NICHOLAS FRANK

Reality, whatever that is
info | press: New City | Chicago Art Magazine

In Gallery 2
JOE HARDESTY

 

OCTOBER 16 to NOVEMBER 14
MELISSA ORESKY A Wildness of Edges + ERIC LEBOFSKY Superfreaks


SEPTEMBER 11 to OCTOBER 10, 2009

In Gallery 1

PAUL NUDD

VOMITROMITON
info | press:
Chicago Art Review
| Bad at Sports | Fecal Face | Huffington Post

In Gallery 2

DAN ATTOE
info| press: New City | Bad at Sports


JUNE 12 to AUGUST 1, 2009

In Gallery 1

DUTES MILLER

The Ecstasyist


info


press ARTFORUM.COM
New City
| Chicago Tribune |
Time out Chicago

Chicago Art Review | LeChicago Art Blog
Chicago Art Review(year-end)

In Gallery 2

they will not ruin us through the things that we like
curated by Philip von Zweck
Joel Dean, Anthony Elms, Carol Jackson, Andy Moore,
Mindy Rose Schwartz, Deb Sokolow, Amy Vogel

 

April 3 to May 30, 2009

In Gallery 1

Geoffrey Todd Smith
Geoffrey Todd Smith is a Friend to Beauty!
info
In Gallery 2

Geoffrey Todd Smith
I Could Look at Myself in Your Eyes Forever
info
press: NewCity | Art Addict | Flavorpill | Chicagoist | Huffington Post | Cool Hunting | Chicago Art Review | FecalFace | Orange Alert


Adriane Herman Human Doings + New Prints from Fresh Hot Press info | press: New City
February 18 to March 28, 2009

"of or relating to the sky or visible heavens" info | press: Art Letter, New City, F News
January 9 to February 14, 2009

Paul Doran, Dale Malner, Mette Winckelmann
November 19 to December 20, 2008

Carl Baratta Light Up and Be Wonderful!
October 17 to November 15, 2008

Stan Shellabarger Walking Books info | press: New City | Flavorpill | Artslant | 60inchesoncenter
September 5 to October 11, 2008

Several Landscapes + 3 Landscapes (or more) in the Modern Style
July 5 to August 16, 2008

Mark Wagner Creative Accounting + Emily Blair
April 5 -- May 17, 2008

ERIC LEBOFSKY: Sculpture
February 23 to March 29, 2008

AARON VAN DYKE
January 12 - February 16, 2008

JOHN PAROT
November 17 - December 31, 2007

Ben Stone info + Katy Fischer
October 13 to November 10, 2007

True Diplomacy: Jimmy and Jil Baker + Geoffrey Todd Smith images + Kristen Romaniszak
September 8 - October 6, 2007

YEVGENIYA BARAS & HAROLD MENDEZ
+
PRINTED SPACE
Walter Andersons, Tyler Britt, Angee Lennard, John Neff, Melissa Oresky, Amanda Ross-Ho, Scott Short, Aaron Van Dyke, Pedro Velez
July 14 to August 18, 2007

The Paul Nudd Curatorial Experience: ARLENE TEXTAQUEEN, AARON WRINKLE, JASON VILLEGAS
+
STACZA LIPINSKI & PAUL NUDD
June 2-July 7, 2007

DUTES MILLER & STAN SHELLABARGER | info
+
VINCENT COMO In Praise of Darkness
April 21-May 26, 2007

Melissa Oresky Brittle Flow + Tomiko Pilson
March 10 to April 14, 2007

No Coast, No Sea Carl Baratta & Iva Gueorguieva + Paola Cabal: Luminaries
January 27 to March 3, 2007

DEATH BY DESIGN, CO. + Where all the D*cks Hang Out
December 16, 2006 to January 20, 2007

AMANDA ROSS-HO gran-abertura + Joey Fauerso It is easy, it is good
October 28 to December 2, 2006

John Neff
Pornographic Pantograph with Allusion to Juan Sanchez Cotan

September 16 to October 21, 2006

Paintallica + "Experiences & Activities"
July 29 to August 26, 2006

Eric Lebofsky, Josh Mannis, William J. O'Brien
June 10 to July 15, 2006

Pedro Velez + Matthew Northridge + Carroll & Gaydos
April 22 to May 27, 2006

Mark Wagner + Fansler & Wolniak + Artist Books
March 4 to April 8, 2006

Amy Hauber + Melissa Oresky + Booklyn
January 14 to February 18, 2006

Adriane Herman + John Parot + Stan Shellabarger
November 12, 2005 to January 7, 2006

  Mike Andrews
  Jimmy Baker: Cemetery Gates
  Carl Baratta
  Paul Fuchs: Cryptozoological Gung
  Ben Stone
  September 24 to October 30, 2005


Aaron Van Dyke + Eric Lebofsky
August 6 - September 10

Things We Said We'd Never Do Again
Summer 2005

Crust and Dirt
+ The Fourth Floor, curated by Pedro Velez
April 30 to June 4, 2005

Jibangus:The Yungling: SpectRo-Nillion plus Paul Nudd: Black Milk
March 12 to April 16, 2005

Gregg Perkins and Justin Schaefer: Fuzzy Logic
January 22 to February 30, 2005

Stan Shellabarger + Holly Greenberg
November 13 to December, 2004

John Neff + Sally-Ann Rowland
September 25 to October 30, 2004

CARROLL & GAYDOS: Farmality plus AMANDA ROSS-HO
August 7th - September 11, 2004

This Thing We Do
June 19-July24, 2004

Jonathan Mason, Christian Uhl and Mark Wagner
at Chicago's Seven Three Split gallery in Pilsen
2004

"A Few Snapshots from History"
Photos documentating the installation of a Nicholas Frank show
plus New Drawings from PEDRO VELEZ.
Fall 2003

Aaron Van Dyke: New Photos + Adriane Herman: Simu-Lighthouse
August 2003

Dan Attoe: Paintings and Tents

June 14 through July 5, 2003


Pedro Velez: Paintings 1998-2003

 

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