Installation well underway for William Pope.L’s Forlesen.  You won’t want to miss this exhibition.  Opening reception and artist talk April 28th, 4-7pm.  Exhibition on view April 28 - June 23, 2013. 


More info at www.renaissancesociety.org

RSVP, though not required, via Facebook.

Join us on Wednesday, April 3 at 7pm for a performance of Jean Barraque’s Piano Sonata (1952) performed by Chicago pianist Winston Choi.  Bond Chapel, off the main campus quadrangle.  FREE and open to the public. 

Barbara Bloom has an exhibition at The Jewish Museum in New York opening on Friday titled “As it were…So to speak.”  Bloom was commissioned by The Renaissance Society to create an edition - Flash Cards (2003), a set of 26 magnets.  You can buy them at The Renaissance Society museum store.  

This Saturday, March 9, at 2pm join us for a screening of John Boskovich’s 2001 18-minute film, North, featuring Gary Indiana reading from Louis-Ferdinand Céline’s novel “North.” Following the screening, exhibiting artist John Neff and associate curator and director of education Hamza Walker will interview Gary Indiana. The screening and interview will take place in Film Studies Center, Cobb Hall 306 (below the gallery). FREE and open to the public.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres as part of NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star at The New Museum, 2013.  Gonzalez-Torres had a solo exhibition at The Renaissance Society in 1994 titled Traveling

John Neff, 1/4/2011, 2011. Coated archival inkjet print, Epson Exhibition Fiber Paper, 16.25 x 13.25 inches (framed size), courtesy of the artist.

UPCOMING EXHIBITION:  John Neff.  March 3 - April 14, 2013.  Join us for the opening reception and artist talk Sunday, March 3 from 4-7pm.  RSVP via Facebook.

Matt Saunders’ new catalogue has arrived and will be posted in our Museum Store shortly!

The Renaissance Society presents a 150-page hardback publication organized on the occasion of Matt Saunders’ 2010 solo exhibition, Parallel Plot, at The Renaissance Society. The publication functions as both exhibition catalogue and artist book, including a photo-essay by Saunders, a two-part interview between Saunders and Josiah McElheny, and an essay by School of the Art Institute of Chicago professor and experimental film scholar, Bruce Jenkins.  This publication is co-published with the University of Chicago Press.

Trisha Donnelly is currently part of the “Artist’s Choice Series” at MoMA in New York.  Donnelly has selected rarely seen 20th-century photographs, films, design items, architectural renderings, prints, drawings, paintings, and sculptures, organizing them into three discrete presentations that together create fresh portals through which to discover MoMA’s collection.  Donnelly had an solo exhibition at The Renaissance Society in 2008. 

R. H. Quaytman, Passing Through the Opposite of What It Approaches, Chapter 25, 2012; acrylic, tempera, gesso on wood; 32 3/8 x 32 3/8 inches.  Currently on view at The Renaissance Society as part of RH Quaytman’s solo exhibition, Passing Through the Opposite of What It Approaches, Chapter 25on view through February 17, 2013.