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Nature Transfigured By Stanislav Grezdo, Ron Kostyniuk
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Kostyniuk presents a photographic documentation of Monet's garden in Giverny, France as a source of inspiration for his own artworks which are three dimensional and relief constructions. Images of... More > the flora of the garden and waterlily pond are presented as a prelude to the twenty- two constructions that Kostyniuk has created as invented transfigurations of Monet's garden.< Less
Natural Inclinations By Stanislav Grezdo, Linda Dorman, Robin Dluzen
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Catalog for “Natural Inclinations,” an exhibition of social media generated photography by seven Chicago-based artists. While each of the artists, Oscar Arriola, Stephanie Burke, Linda... More > Dorman, Harvey Hanig, Gregg Hertzlieb, Barbara Koenen and Nathan Mason, have practices and careers meant for traditional modes of exhibition, the works in “Natural Inclinations” illustrate the ways that innate artistic sensibility translates into the more casual, immediate and accessible mediums of Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.< Less
Chornobyl: Artists Respond By Stanislav Grezdo, Robin Dluzen, Walter Hoydysh PhD
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Catalog of exhibition at The Ukrainian Institute of America in New York that originated at Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago. On the occasion of the disaster’s thirtieth anniversary... More > in 2016, the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago commissioned a fine art print project and accompanying exhibition titled, “Chornobyl: Artists Respond.” The UIMA invited thirty Chicago-based artists to participate in the project—each artist to create an original print in an edition of forty—in commemoration of the tragic event. Coming from diverse cultural, ethnic and social backgrounds, the artists were challenged to address the project in reflection to personal and global knowledge and interpretation of the Chornobyl disaster.< Less
SEDIMENTED By Stanislav Grezdo, Robin Dluzen
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The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art is pleased to present “Sedimented,” a 4-person exhibition featuring Chicago-based artists Stephen Eichhorn, Gunjan Kumar, Judith Mullen and Toby... More > Zallman. These artists not only share an interest in the intersection of the natural and the manmade, but the manner in which they create their multimedia works have conceptual and literal processes in common. In different ways, the artists are all gatherers of images and materials –as if a multitude of ephemera and ideas have been loosened from the world around them and collected, settling within the artists’ studios and their works.< Less
CUBISM COLLAGE CYBERGRAMS CONCRETE By Stanislav Grezdo, T. Paul Young, Lloyd C. Engelbrecht
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The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art is pleased to present the museum’s second collaboration with the Bauhaus Chicago Foundation, “CUBISM COLLAGE CYBERGRAMS CONCRETE: 4 Artists from... More > Moholy-Nagy’s School.” This exhibition, curated by T. Paul Young, is rooted in the founding of the New Bauhaus which formally opened its doors in 1937 at the renovated Marshall Field mansion on the near south side of Chicago. This new school, directed by former Bauhaus Master László Moholy-Nagy, began a powerful and dynamic new chapter within Chicago’s art, design and educational community. The four gifted artists exhibited here, Alexander Corazzo, Gretchen Schoeninger Corazzo, Robert Nickle and Tadao Takano, are among many from Moholy-Nagy’s school whose work has received only rare exposure to a broad public audience.< Less
CUBISM COLLAGE CYBERGRAMS CONCRETE (Extended Version) By Stanislav Grezdo, T. Paul Young, Lloyd C. Engelbrecht
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The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art is pleased to present the museum’s second collaboration with the Bauhaus Chicago Foundation, “CUBISM COLLAGE CYBERGRAMS CONCRETE: 4 Artists from... More > Moholy-Nagy’s School.” This exhibition, curated by T. Paul Young, is rooted in the founding of the New Bauhaus which formally opened its doors in 1937 at the renovated Marshall Field mansion on the near south side of Chicago. This new school, directed by former Bauhaus Master László Moholy-Nagy, began a powerful and dynamic new chapter within Chicago’s art, design and educational community. The four gifted artists exhibited here, Alexander Corazzo, Gretchen Schoeninger Corazzo, Robert Nickle and Tadao Takano, are among many from Moholy-Nagy’s school whose work has received only rare exposure to a broad public audience.< Less
A Nature Anthology By Ron Kostyniuk, Stanislav Grezdo, Adrienne Kochman
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Kostyniuk has delved into this realm of aesthetic purity for over 50 years, continually grappling with new ways with which to visualize inherent structural properties in a mode readily communicable... More > to others. His work is ultimately social, and seeks to engage humanity by providing the optimal conditions with which viewers can participate with his art. The constructed relief has provided Kostyniuk with a vehicle for realizing those goals, its combination of 2- and 3-dimensional properties – originally derived from painting and sculpture - developed into abstractions by the relational placement of geometric forms, along with their meticulous color modulation.< Less
AXIOM By Stanislav Grezdo, Doug Stapleton, Robin Dluzen
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Three artists rooted in process associated with artisan-ship who accept some tenants of that history while pushing their discipline’s dynamic possibilities in their distinctive artistic voices.... More > All three share a relationship to textile processes, a commonality of their friendships and camaraderie. Their work, rooted in an exuberant materiality, composite surface and illusionary space, extend fixed viewpoints of craft into expanded poetic exploration. Artists: Frank Connet, Lialia Kuchma, Anne McGinn Curator: Doug Stapleton October 7 – December 4, 2016 at Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago< Less
Reality Check: Directions in Contemporary Art since Ukrainian Independence By Stanislav Grezdo, Adrienne Kochman, Zoe Jackson
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“Reality Check." Formalism, domesticity and technology, nature, and the legacy of Soviet oppression. Eight artists explore new modes of expression impacted by ideological freedom and open... More > exchange with the West, launched by 1991 Ukrainian independence. "Reality Check" is being organized in conjunction with 25th anniversary of Ukrainian independence commemorations and features artists who have been active from 1991 up through the present. All of the artists are of Ukrainian descent [third and fourth immigration waves] and working with contemporary artistic developments.The year 1991 is serving as a springboard for launching new aesthetic ideas and addressing philosophical issues, directly or indirectly responding to Ukraine’s newfound situation.< Less
Dissecting Signifiers By Stanislav Grezdo, Eric Gushee, Robin Dluzen
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The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art is pleased to present "Dissecting Signifiers," a group show curated by artist Eric Gushee investigating the signs, symbols, and icons that are present... More > in our everyday experiences. The show presents and indexes the variety of ways one interprets and reinterprets the everyday objects and imagery of the visual language we are exposed to in our environment. The artists selected for this show extrapolate meaning from dissecting visual language - implementing it in their art as tools for creating allegories, to reflect on personal experience, voice political opinions, and even constructing new worlds from the remains of this one. Artists: Salvador Dominguez, Jason Hawk, Chris Silva, Asli Uludag< Less