Amanda Williams at Arts Club of Chicago

Artist: Amanda Williams Venue: Arts Club of Chicago Exhibition Title: Uppity Negress Date: June 17 – September 23, 2017 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Arts Club of Chicago. Photos by Michael Tropea. Press Release: Amanda Williams creates a site-specific installation for The Arts Club Garden Projects series in which she inserts a secondary fence that breaks away from the existing boundary, blurring the distinction between its function as barrier and container alike. Uppity Negress addresses the layered roles gender and race have played historically in black women’s ability to navigate their position in urban space. Fascinated by the way the garden operates as a liminal space between public and private, Williams’s installation highlights… Read More

Tesla Superchargers coming to city centers

Over the five years since its launch, Tesla has expanded its Supercharger network to include more than 5,400 outlets across the globe, but city folks looking to charge up their rides still aren’t exactly flush with options outside their own home. The company has now announced plans to fit out downtown centers with Supercharger stations, to help ease the range anxiety for urban dwellers… Continue Reading Tesla Superchargers coming to city centers Category: Automotive Tags: EV Charging Tesla Related Articles: Charging for charging: UK EV drivers to lose free power privileges “World’s largest” EV charging station opens in Norway Messenger bag doubles as wireless charger HP backpack provides backup power Juice to go: The best portable chargers Logitech tempts gamers away from cables with charging mouse mat Read More

Yui Yaegashi at Shane Campbell

Artist: Yui Yaegashi Venue: Shane Campbell, Chicago Exhibition Title: the rain is gone Date: July 15 – September 2, 2017 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of the artist and Shane Campbell, Chicago. Photos by Evan Jenkins. Link: Yui Yaegashi at Shane Campbell Contemporary Art Daily is produced by Contemporary Art Group, a not-for-profit organization. We rely on our audience to help fund the publication of exhibitions that show up in this RSS feed. Please consider supporting us by making a donation today. Read More

Sadie Benning at The Renaissance Society

Artist: Sadie Benning Venue: The Renaissance Society, Chicago Exhibition Title: Shared Eye Date: November 19, 2016 – January 22, 2017 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of The Renaissance Society, Chicago Press Release: The Renaissance Society presents Shared Eye, a new installation by artist Sadie Benning. In this series of mixed-media panels, images are layered and interpolated, suggesting the complexities of representation inherent in visual communications Shared Eye consists of 40 panels that have been cut up and re-assembled. Composed of mounted digital snapshots, found photographs, objects, and painted elements, the pieces hover between mediums, often starting as a drawing and evolving into a sculptural wall work. The frame ratio of each panel and the number… Read More

Bliki: ContinuousIntegrationCertification

Continuous Integration is a popular technique in software development. At conferences many developers talk about how they use it, and Continuous Integration tools are common in most development organizations. But we all know that any decent technique needs a certification program — and fortunately one does exist. Developed by one of the foremost experts in continuous delivery and devops, it’s known for being remarkably rapid to administer, yet very insightful for its results. Although it’s quite mature, it isn’t as well known as it should be, so as a fan of the technique I think it’s important for me to share this certification program with my readers. Are you ready to be certified for Continuous Integration? And how will you deal with the shocking truth that taking … Read More

Contrary to reports, Grubhub CEO never called for Trump voters to resign

Emotions remain high as the country closes out its second day with a President-elect Donald Trump. Startup founders are struggling to instill confidence among employees that the culture of openness at their companies will not be effected by a President Trump. Unfortunately, some media outlets aren’t helping. Earlier this evening, Fox news published that Grubhub CEO Matt Maloney had… Read More Read More

Zak Prekop at Shane Campbell

Artist: Zak Prekop Venue: Shane Campbell, Chicago Date: September 10 – October 22, 2016 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Shane Campbell, Chicago. Photos by Evan Jenkins. Link: Zak Prekop at Shane Campbell Contemporary Art Daily is produced by Contemporary Art Group, a not-for-profit organization. We rely on our audience to help fund the publication of exhibitions that show up in this RSS feed. Please consider supporting us by making a donation today. Read More

Diane Simpson at Corbett vs. Dempsey

Artist: Diane Simpson Venue: Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago Date: September 9 – October 15, 2016 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release, and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago Press Release: Corbett vs. Dempsey is excited to kick off the Fall season, 2016, with Diane Simpson, an exhibition of new work by the artist of the same name.  This is her second solo show at the gallery. Continuing a line of inquiry that she’s been diligently and exhaustively following since the 1970s, Simpson constructs artworks that examine relationships between clothing and architecture, between design and affect, and between drawing and sculpture.  In seven newly unveiled works – six floor-standing and one wall-hanging – she delves primarily into one… Read More

Lessons from the 2016 Core77 Conference

It’s no secret that Core77 throws the best design party of the year. For over 20 years, Core77 has been serving the design community online and our annual Core77 conference is an opportunity to bring the pages of Core77 to life through focused programming and a dialogue about the most urgent issues facing design practitioners Here/Now.The 2016 Core77 Conference on design-led co-creation focused on three main themes—storytelling, human-centered design in the age of technology and lessons from startup culture—to explore the unique ways that designers are positioned to lead interdisciplinary teams to success. Even if you weren’t able to attend this year’s event, we’ve rounded up some key takeaways from this year’s roster of speakers for your pleasure. WORK WITH PURPOSE”Pursue something so important … Read More

Kerry James Marshall at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Artist: Kerry James Marshall Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Exhibition Title: Mastry Date: April 23 – September 25, 2016 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Photos by Nathan Keay. Press Release: This spring, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents the first retrospective exhibition of acclaimed artist Kerry James Marshall, considered one of America’s greatest living painters. Over the past three decades, Marshall has been an inspired and imaginative chronicler of the African-American experience. Best known for large-scale interiors, landscapes, and portraits featuring powerful black figures, Marshall explores narratives of African-American history from slave ships to contemporary culture, and draws on his deep knowledge of… Read More

Michael Rakowitz at Graham Foundation

Artist: Michael Rakowitz Venue: Graham Foundation, Chicago Exhibition Title: The Flesh Is Yours, The Bones Are Ours Date: May 18 – August 13, 2016 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Graham Foundation, Chicago. Photos by RCH | EKH. Press Release: The Graham Foundation is pleased to present The Flesh Is Yours, The Bones Are Ours, an exhibition by Michael Rakowitz. Concurrently displayed at the Graham Foundation’s historic Madlener House and Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Rakowitz’s installation deploys fin de siècle Istanbul’s architectural remains as a counternarrative to the city’s rich multiethnic historical development, at the same time excavating psychic and material traces of the Armenian craftspeople responsible for much of the city’s art nouveau façades. The… Read More

AR: Peter Wächtler at The Renaissance Society

Artist: Peter Wächtler Venue: The Renaissance Society, Chicago Exhibition Title: Secrets of A Trumpet Date: February 7 – April 3, 2016 Note: An audio recording of two poems read on the occasion of the opening can be heard here. Click here to view slideshow Originally Posted: April 2nd, 2016 Note: This entry is part of August Review, our annual look back at this season’s key exhibitions. For more information, see the announcement here. Contemporary Art Daily is produced by Contemporary Art Group, a not-for-profit organization. We rely on our audience to help fund the publication of exhibitions that show up in this RSS feed. Please consider supporting us by making a donation today. Read More

Gina Litherland at Corbett vs. Dempsey

Artist: Gina Litherland Venue: Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago Exhibition Title: Hidden Rooms Date: June 3 – July 16, 2016 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago Press Release: It is with great pleasure that Corbett vs. Dempsey unveils Unknown Rooms, an exhibition of new paintings and watercolors by Gina Litherland.  This is the artist’s fourth solo presentation at CvsD. Litherland’s deeply imaginative and immaculately executed paintings are rooted in a figurative tradition that traces back through surrealism and magic realism – in particular the special Midwestern take of those milieus – to more distant points historically, as far as the renaissance and beyond.  Often rich with literary allusion, her intricate works may… Read More