Sunday, September 11, 2011

Save Prentice Outreach, Design on the Edge, architects. Doing other things, Margaret Iannelli at the new DePaul Art Museum - News Notes from all Over

via Blair Kamin comes a report in Architect Magazine that Donna Robertson is resigning as Dean of the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology, effective May 31, 2012.

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Preservation Chicago is holding a Save Prentice Outreach Day, Saturday, September 17th.
We're hitting the streets on September 17th to Save Prentice!    Join Preservation Chicago and other members of the Save Prentice Coalition for a Save Prentice Outreach Day on Saturday, September 17, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Michigan Avenue between Adams and Monroe streets.  We will be passing out flyers and urging  citizens to take action to save Prentice.

RSVP by Thursday, September 15th or call us at 773 334 8800.  The first 25 attendees to arrive will receive a free "SAVE PRENTICE!" t-shirt.
Chicago Women in Architecture is looking for financial sponsors for a new exhibition it is curating, architects. Doing Other Things, or a.Dot that will showcase the artwork of more than 50 architects and artists and is scheduled to open October 6 at Ross Barney Architects, 10 West Hubbard.   More information can be found on-line, and the deadline for printing is September 23rd.

In addition to the two major exhibitions, Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention, and Inside Marina City: A Project by Iker Gil and E.G. Larsson, both opening at the Art Institute this Saturday the 17th, next Friday, September 23rd, the Chicago Architecture Foundation will be opening Design on the Edge: Chicago Architects Reimagine Neighborhoods, a collaboration with Stanley Tigerman and architects Darryl Crosby, Sarah Dunn and Martin Felsen, Jeanne Gang, the late Douglas Garofalo and Xavier Vendrell, Patricia Saldana Natke, John Ronan, and SOM's Ross Wimer.

And Saturday, September 17th also sees the opening of the Antunovich Associates' new DePaul Art Museum at 935 West Fullerton, just next to the Fullerton "L" stop, with an exhibition Re:Chicago, which surveys "the careers and artistic reputations of Chicago artists over more than a century," from today's Nick Cave to yesterday's Margaret Iannelli, the talented - and deeply troubled - graphic designer whose work was overshadowed by her more famous husband.

The Grant Park Conservancy  will be holding a meeting Thursday, September 15th, at 6:30 at Daley Bicentennial Fieldhouse, 337 East Randolph, on the East Monroe Garage reconstruction project that will close the Fieldhouse during the day beginning on the 16th.  Also to be discussed are repairs to Grant Park after this year's Lollapalooza.

1 comment:

Esther said...

A third Goldberg exhibit: "The Arts Club of Chicago is pleased to announce the exhibition Bertrand Goldberg: Reflections, opening to the public on 16 September 2011. The exhibition will be made up of architect Bertrand Goldberg’s personal collection of art and artifacts, interspersed with Goldberg-designed buildings, furniture, fabrications and jewelry. Bertrand Goldberg: Reflections has been designed and installed by architects John Vinci, FAIA, and Geoffrey Goldberg, AIA, and will be on view through 13 January 2012."