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Renaissance Society @RenSoc Hyde Park, Chicago, IL, USA

Contemporary art exhibitions, events, and publishing at the University of Chicago. Free and open to the public.

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The Quarantine Concerts⠀ ⠀ Presented by the Renaissance Society and Experimental Sound Studio⠀ ⠀ Friday, May 22, 7-… https://t.co/4zqsIR5lvw
5/20
2020
Join us live this Sunday! ⠀ ⠀ In a performative lecture about knowing/unknowing in response Miho Dohi's work, curat… https://t.co/icl9YHvWYQ
5/15
2020
Our audio walk-through of Miho Dohi, led by Karsten Lund, is now online at the link in bio. Swipe through this post… https://t.co/UwMz1s250w
5/1
2020
“From Cobb Hall’s top floor to your home.” Read all about our movement to virtual content in the #uchicagocitizen,… https://t.co/4e6vI1yR2N
4/29
2020
Read all about our forthcoming title LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Last Cruz on page 287. Published by @RenSoc and dirst… https://t.co/bZXt41ZSP7
4/24
2020
Myriam Ben Salah,a Paris-based curator and editor, has been appointed executive editor and chief curator of @RenSoc https://t.co/MOGcMUdf9O
Retweeted by Renaissance SocietyWe look forward to welcoming Myriam Ben Salah to Chicago this September, when she is appointed our new Executive Di… https://t.co/07MRe5rcU1
4/22
2020
Now for online viewing, a selection of works by Miho Dohi, co-organized by the Renaissance Society and the Carpente… https://t.co/ilAfMl5EDY
4/18
2020
In @newcity, Cody Tumblin wrote of Silke Otto-Knapp’s work, "I am reminded of the many elusive ways that painting c… https://t.co/g1OdYYKZdG
3/27
2020
Our gallery space may be closed, but we love sharing our programs virtually and have lots of content online, ready… https://t.co/2Z4iog6rpX
3/17
2020
The Renaissance Society is temporarily closed to the public effective today. We hope to welcome you back soon! More… https://t.co/dZlmCZ6LkK
3/15
2020
For tonight’s screening, Moving Images, Silke Otto-Knapp has selected a number of films and videos featuring dance… https://t.co/6zDtLn57IZ
3/6
2020
Join us on March 21 from 4-8pm for the premier of Whitney Johnson’s new durational work for string quartet and eigh… https://t.co/shzG9D7l2w
3/3
2020
We are excited to be a part of the Consortium Commissions with an exhibition by Haig Aivazian opening in December 2… https://t.co/nT87lcmzU8
3/2
2020
We have just updated our online store with recent exhibition posters. Here are some favs—new and old—from Ren staff… https://t.co/RtT4LA7wA0
2/28
2020
Today we #throwback twenty years to February, 2000! Thomas Hirschhorn’s ‘World Airport,’ also shown at the 1999 Ven… https://t.co/ssqowl0t0h
2/20
2020
Bouquets are beautiful, but books last forever! To take advantage of our Valentine’s Day Sale, use promo code… https://t.co/akqyjBauPF
2/6
2020
Silke Otto-Knapp, ‘In the waiting room,’ installation view. Photo: Useful Art Services. #silkeottoknapphttps://t.co/RhinoafN2C
1/16
2020
“Baldessari turns to the blackboard and writes six words. He does not pronounce them. Of course, in our mind we do.… https://t.co/Wlc3U4xQN5
1/9
2019
This year was full of unforgettable moments⁠—here are just a few of our favorites! #HappyHolidays from @rensoc 🎄⛄️… https://t.co/IJaxNEPG5X
12/23
2019
Hamid Drake and Camille Norment are pictured here, at work during open gallery hours yesterday afternoon for Normen… https://t.co/wMDBQ5wnVl
12/11
2019
What does artist support look like? At the Ren, we are committed to supporting artists in uncompromising ways. On t… https://t.co/IhiFavrksC
12/3
2019
We are closed today, but reopen at noon tomorrow for the final weekend of LaToya Ruby Frazier’s exhibition The Last… https://t.co/nhdSTWFIf8
11/29
2019
"Artists function best at keeping history alive," said Frazier. "This (Lordstown) exhibit is a monument, a testamen… https://t.co/VHHEj3uyqZ
11/23
2019
A thoughtful consideration of The Last Cruze by Annette LePique @fromthecenter ...just over one more week to see th… https://t.co/Zw9eq8B7K9
11/22
2019
We are so excited to be part of the feministartcoalition along with other incredible arts institutions. This fall 2… https://t.co/R8AjzKxdan
11/7
2019
Thank you @SouthSideWeekly for your coverage! https://t.co/ji8rMez6Oc
10/17
2019
Liz Magor: Blowout is here! On the occasion of her 2019 solo exhibition, the artist’s first US catalog in ten years… https://t.co/SlQvXEC1vP
10/7
2019
Bidding for #Renben2019 is now live on @Paddle8 🙌🏽 https://t.co/qmpaa0xama
10/5
2019
On the occasion of her show @RenSoc - LaToya Ruby Frazier in conversation with @TylerGreenBooks on the MAN podcast! https://t.co/NDUwi7oy3o
10/2
2019
The design makes us happy. The event makes us 💵! Thanks to oooutofoffice for the incredible invites for our upcomin… https://t.co/bTXJROROIc
9/30
2019
#expochicago is in full swing! Visit us there at the #indexartbookfair where we are selling some of our most recent… https://t.co/iMD8L9ZJxAThis Saturday’s walk-through with (9/21) LaToya Ruby Frazier and David Harvey is at capacity! But there is *so* mu… https://t.co/TXH2acctsoCoverage of LaToya Ruby Frazier’s new body of work and our current exhibition “The Last Cruze” in @artnews - the pr… https://t.co/G9b1i2tst9
9/20
2019
LaToya Ruby Frazier’s new body of work, “The Last Cruze,” is now open to the public and for #expochicago we are ope… https://t.co/Hb7Spx7ZjA
9/17
2019
Thank you to Steve Johnson chicagotribune, Jake Malooley @chicagomag, and Kerry Cardoza @newcity, each for their in… https://t.co/475DJS8vW0
9/12
2019
The annual #renben gala makes our work possible by raising crucial funds to support exhibitions, programs, and publ… https://t.co/cHdTOjy9qK
9/11
2019
New publications are here! Visit the link in our profile to learn more about these books, and others from @rensochttps://t.co/dJHixOZ6eA
9/5
2019
Seven years, and an important chapter in our history. As we share this news, we are so grateful to our colleague So… https://t.co/7U52fwGcCJ
8/28
2019
LaToya Ruby Frazier’s portrait of Stacy Abrams appeared in the August 19 issue of the New Yorker, accompanying Jela… https://t.co/vHQPb3NWLX
8/23
2019
We are seeking a part-time gallery attendant for the upcoming season. This is a position for Saturdays and Thursday… https://t.co/vL9p6OmoYu
8/19
2019
Along with every exhibition, David Maljković translates his work into the form of a book, which becomes another liv… https://t.co/2mUaeCjjXn
8/15
2019
The Ren’s cathedral-like space sounds like no other. This winter, from December 10-15, Camille Norment will bring i… https://t.co/JFA1rpzKvm
8/6
2019
Posters are an important part of the Ren’s history of exhibition-making. Many feature essays or experimental design… https://t.co/rhB68TS0yN
7/23
2019
⛱ Summer reading rec ⛱ Eli Winter, our summer intern, loves “Tenderheaded,” published on the occasion of Jennifer P… https://t.co/oZp2OPOKUF
7/16
2019
From left, works by Rob Congor and Van McElwee in this installation view of “A Perfect Union...more or less.” View… https://t.co/Vj0Rx266UH
7/4
2019
We are looking for a talented wordsmith to take the helm of our Twitter feed--and much more... help us find a new D… https://t.co/oxsHcs8Trn
7/1
2019
#LizMagor in conversation —> https://t.co/bvvZLTRumm
6/19
2019
We will be closed on Saturday, June 15 due to convocation activities at the University of Chicago. Additional stree… https://t.co/TtG9ONPRy6
6/14
2019
Save the date for RenBen 2019, a gala and art auction to benefit the Renaissance Society, Friday, October 18… https://t.co/BQzDKvJ17j
6/7
2019
Just a few days left of our edition sale: 20% off selected works through Sunday! We’ve now sold out of our Rodney G… https://t.co/wlwWTZt5cx
6/5
2019
.@uchicagogsu has voted to take industrial action through Wednesday, June 5; this includes picket lines around Cobb… https://t.co/J2Qu4eAOqc
6/4
2019
This Thursday, June 6, 6pm: Associate Curator Karsten Lund leads a free exhibition tour of Liz Magor: BLOWOUT, whic… https://t.co/OaNLljau5k
6/3
2019
#tbt For his spring 1996 exhibition, Austrian artist Heimo Zobernig painted the corridor outside our gallery the sh… https://t.co/WuELRVNyLE
5/30
2019
Interest in this event is high, so we’ve moved it to a bigger venue! This will now take place in Kent Hall. It’s a… https://t.co/KU6WY3mKyKJoin us this Thursday evening as author Sheila Heti reads from a new essay written in response to Liz Magor’s work… https://t.co/TLA0PCDwbp
5/28
2019
#tbt Thanks to artist Cindy Bernard for sharing this slide documenting our 1987 exhibition “CalArts: Skeptical Beli… https://t.co/Us5WjclUQD
5/23
2019
In search of an "emergent feeling"? Join us next week with the @RenSoc as Co-op favorite Sheila Heti shares a new t… https://t.co/wOaWSnXcSv
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5/22
2019
#UChicago Alumni Angela Zhang, BA'16, had a chance encounter with the @jonasbrothers + @billyeichner while sporting… https://t.co/dCOx1eM6lU
Retweeted by Renaissance SocietyUpcoming events at the Ren include a reading next week by Sheila Heti, who shares her new essay written for our for… https://t.co/h8EEhhPvqy
5/21
2019
Our artist edition sale continues through June 9, offering 20% off works by Barbara Bloom, Nancy Dwyer, Rodney Grah… https://t.co/Fvlx41wlBx
5/20
2019
“I see the institution as a muscle that gets its strength from the fantastic people working here” — the Ren’s Execu… https://t.co/65LhuqL0yXWe’re looking forward to reading this new book by Kate Zambreno! “Appendix C: Translations of the Uncanny” came out… https://t.co/KeFZ8T8i4W
5/17
2019
#tbt “I think about desire drives. Drives of hunger. Drives of appetite. Drives of wanting. Drives that make you gr… https://t.co/DNhD0GI9pz"Blowout” is the word for the moment in a cycle “when there’s no point in saving anything, and you let go,” says ar… https://t.co/gWdprnFIM8
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5/16
2019
@sailingfanblues Nice to hear, thanks!The sale continues through June 9, and you can purchase these (and other Ren books and posters) here at the gallery… https://t.co/E73UzPEiigAnd last but not least, coasters by Robert Lostutter, now $12 for a set of four: https://t.co/zbwjou8MJJ https://t.co/sApkJKoSoqChampagne glasses by Rodney Graham, now $120 for a set of two (only two pairs remain!!!): https://t.co/yOWMDHg7sW https://t.co/YQBcKaMRTcCloth napkins by Helmut Jahn, now $20 for a set of four: https://t.co/royubhAQ5M https://t.co/qy9A1RZwWG“Flash Cards” magnets by Barbara Bloom, now $20 for a set of 26: https://t.co/gc2iWxN5wV https://t.co/3DLlbuiTi3Raymond Pettibon t-shirt (size medium only!), now $20: https://t.co/Gic9unNqjh https://t.co/5cSb2QZyr0“General Malaise” cocktail napkins by Nancy Dwyer, now $12 for a set of 25: https://t.co/fSnxVjopiv https://t.co/y7sH2tToE2These include a limited edition poster by Mathias Poledna, now $80: https://t.co/zeVqylolHh https://t.co/s2I0Vf7ya3This fall, we will launch a revamped Renaissance Society editions program — stay tuned for details! To make room fo… https://t.co/eS2Uw7uDwc
5/14
2019
Coming up on Sunday, May 19: join members of the Ren's team for an informal workshop/group discussion based on Liz… https://t.co/iJqWM2ddrs
5/13
2019
Installation views of Liz Magor’s solo exhibition, BLOWOUT, are now on our website, along with the poster, gallery… https://t.co/1eZ6dwdb1r
5/10
2019
At the time, Sullivan was LA-based, but since 2006 she has been an associate professor of visual art here at… https://t.co/1baQczIzKZ#tbt Catherine Sullivan’s 2002 exhibition “Five Economies (big hunt/little hunt”) drew on scenes and acting styles… https://t.co/jNiyYX7yIETonight! “Object Lessons,” a discussion with artists Alex Chitty and Jenine Marsh on the work of Liz Magor. 6pm, fr… https://t.co/e223JEUmxW
5/9
2019
For more than 50 years, life in Lordstown, Ohio, has revolved around the GM plant at the edge of town. In March, it… https://t.co/00lyrVsfTP
Retweeted by Renaissance Society @NYTmag We’re thrilled to be working with the acclaimed artist on a major solo exhibition of this new body of work,… https://t.co/jeB5j2JQOBYesterday’s @nytmag featured a stunning photo essay by LaToya Ruby Frazier, with photographs and interviews she mad… https://t.co/eiMLhFpyUD
5/6
2019
Join us next Thursday, May 9 at 6pm as artists Alex Chitty and Jenine Marsh respond to the work of Liz Magor in “Ob… https://t.co/SJkFMMh3AI
5/3
2019
#tbt Sink works by Robert Gober from our 1986 exhibition “New Sculpture,” which also featured Jeff Koons and Haim S… https://t.co/47qmrUn5jC
5/2
2019
#tbt Earlier this month we presented the 5th iteration of our Intermissions performance series. Over the weekend of… https://t.co/JNnhMCIems
4/25
2019
Opening on Saturday, BLOWOUT features sculptures by Liz Magor that are at once active, awkward, humorous, pathetic,… https://t.co/mcTHIK0jjm
4/23
2019
You are the Renaissance Society. ✨ The Ren was founded in 1915 by a group of people who believed in art as an essen… https://t.co/xmYxJZ6YZS
4/19
2019
#tbt Paul Chan’s 2009 exhibition “My Laws Are My Whores” considered what the legacy of the Marquis De Sade might lo… https://t.co/cJLQaPkSd3Opening soon: Liz Magor’s solo exhibition BLOWOUT features a new body of work that the artist describes as “a colle… https://t.co/y6LIMe6okn
4/18
2019
We’ve been getting a few cancellations, so if you’re interested in joining us for one of Eglė Budvytytė’s performan… https://t.co/yEZG29nE14
4/12
2019
#tbt For her 2013 exhibition, “Passing Through the Opposite of What It Approaches, Chapter 25,” R.H. Quaytman drew… https://t.co/fPZXgE1VRQ
4/11
2019
Want to hear something funny? We recently discovered a stash of these t-shirts we made in 2007 with artist… https://t.co/VXoOIQ2fBcIf you missed this weekend's concert, here's a little taste of the incredible performance of Sarah Hennies's (… https://t.co/BHIEM9PuhH
4/10
2019
Just a handful of tickets remain for Sunday’s performance! https://t.co/bMa0lgYoLI
4/9
2019
This weekend we welcome artist Eglė Budvytytė for the next iteration of our Intermissions performance series — Satu… https://t.co/SM9JA50eeU
4/8
2019
Just a few days left to see David Maljković’s solo exhibition, “Also on View” before it closes on Sunday! Curator K… https://t.co/eskHHLlppC
4/5
2019
Prior to moving abroad, Spero and her husband, Leon Golub, lived in Chicago and were active members of the Renaissa… https://t.co/QU11kwvfaj#tbt In December 1984 and January 1985, Nancy Spero presented 25 of her Black Paintings here at the Ren. At the tim… https://t.co/nnI6GpfNah
4/4
2019
Join us this Saturday evening as she presents the premiere of a new work for percussion and cello, "The Reinvention… https://t.co/Rht465HI9M
4/2
2019

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