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Top 5 of Everything 2011: Art

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John Neff Prints Robert Blanchon at Golden Gallery

Top 5 Exhibitions of 2011
John Neff, Golden Gallery
Jeff Carter at Crown Hall
Mark Booth, ADDS DONNA
Dianna Frid, Devening Projects + Editions
Crime Unseen, Museum of Contemporary Photography
—Jason Foumberg

Top 5 Painting Exhibitions of 2011
Andrew Holmquist, Carrie Secrist Gallery
Michelle Bolinger, Northeastern Illinois University Art Gallery
Elsa Muñoz, National Museum of Mexican Art
John Henley, Slow gallery
Luminous Ground: Artists With Histories, Illinois State Museum
—Jason Foumberg

Top 5 Photography Shows
E•CO, Instituto Cervantes
Sabina Cosic, Chicago Photography Center
Jessie Seib, Alibi Fine Art
Cornelia Hediger, Schneider Gallery
Steven  Bernas, ARC
—Michael Weinstein

Top 5 Reinventions
DePaul Art Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art
National Hellenic Museum
Chicago Artists’ Coalition
Linda Warren Gallery
—Jason Foumberg

Top 5 Art Windows
The Whistler
Art on Armitage
Chris Garofalo’s studio on Ashland
Monique Meloche gallery
202 South State Pop-up gallery
—Jason Foumberg

Top 5 People and Places We’ll Miss
He Said She Said
Lanny Silverman as curator at the Chicago Cultural Center
The MCA’s 12×12 emerging artist series
Golden Age
Matt Hanner
—Jason Foumberg

Top 5 State-of-the-Art Exhibitions
Twice Removed: A Survey of Take Away Work, Golden Age
This is Paul Halupka, C33 Gallery
The Happiness Project
Blaque Lyte, Hyde Park Art Center
BYOB, Kunsthalle New
—Jason Foumberg

Top 5 Chicago Art Scene Innovations
The Dialogue at the MCA
Community-Supported Art program by Three Walls
Southside Hub of Production (SHoP), Hyde Park
Good News Only
Propeller Fund
—Jason Foumberg

Top 5 Hopes for Chicago’s Art World
Dieter Roelstraete, Manilow Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art
Lisa Corrin, Director of the Block Museum
Tony Karman’s new Exposition Chicago
The newly merged Next Art Fair
The Gray Center at the University of Chicago
—Jason Foumberg

Top 5 Art Debuts
Vivian Maier
MDW fair
Noah Furman at Roxaboxen Exhibitions
Dana Carter at Iceberg Projects
Chris Bradley at Shane Campbell Gallery
—Jason Foumberg

Top 5 Art and Design Crossovers
Write Now, Cultural Center
Object Design League
Dock 6 collective
Calculated Aesthetic, Alderman
We Are Here: Art and Design Out of Context,  MCA
—Jason Foumberg

Top 5 Collaborations
Barbara Kasten and Lucky Dragons
Temporary Services at the Block Museum
Jason Lazarus, “The Search”
The Soviet Experience, a citywide collaboration
—Jason Foumberg

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