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Artistic Symbiosis

Every second Friday of the month, Pilsen art galleries keep their doors open till 10, but the balmy, tinged-with-summer air of the most recent Second Friday created an especially jaunty and convivial atmosphere. Art enthusiasts roamed Halsted with bottles of…

Body Image

What connects the cacophony of a basement punk show with the solidity of geometric shapes? Or a young suburban woman with thick green clouds of smoke? Seductive pastel nudes with gold coins? Matt Maniscalco, Jennifer Cronin, and Ian Mitchell Wallace all manage to harmonize these seemingly disparate concepts in “Embody,” a display of contemporary figure painting at Black Cloud Gallery.