Weekend Preview – admiral of the narrow seas

This week’s picks from me. There are a few good ones I’ve had to leave out, so for a fuller view, check out listings here and here.

PaintFX @ Antena

Digital artists Jon RafmanParker ItoMicah SchippaTabor Robak and John Transue are bringing their online collaborative project PaintFX to Pilsen’s Antena Gallery. I’m pretty curious how (or if) the transition into physical space will be made, and what that’ll do to the artists’ digital-kitch aesthetic. I’ll be checking it out at the opening on Friday, February 18th from 6-10PM @ Antena, 1765 S Laflin St.

Claire Sherman @ Kavi Gupta

I walked into Kavi Gupta by accident last week and got a sneak peak of the big new work from hit painter and long-time personal favorite Claire Sherman, whose show Wild Palms opens this weekend. Painters trip to this Saturday, February 19th from 4-7PM @ Kavi Gupta Gallery, 835 W Washington Blvd.

Claire Sherman, Cliff II

Claire Sherman, Cliff II

Instruments of Resurrection @ Roots & Culture

Author and threewalls board member Elizabeth Chodos curated Instruments of Resurrection, an exhibition on the topic of histories and their use in artists’ practices. The show features historic work from Zachary CahillTheaster GatesMatthew Paul Jinks,Aspen Mays and Cauleen Smith, and opens this Saturday, February 19th from 6-9PM @ Roots & Culture, 1034 N Milwaukee Ave.

Travis Wyche @ Autumn Space

Lakeview gallery Autumn Space opens project for the affirmation of the new project after the affirmation of the new, an exhibition of new video paintings from artist Travis Wyche with words to back it up. See it this Sunday, February 20th from 6-8PM @ Autumn Space, 1700 W Irving Park Rd, #207.

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