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The Gallery Scene You Don’t Know About

If you’re looking for the city’s most dynamic and provocative art — and quite possibly the next generation of exemplary creators — skip the museums and trendy galleries and dive into the world of artist-run spaces.

Above:(left) Amanda Assaley; (right) an installation by Iván Navarro 
Photos: (Assaley) Stephanie Bassos; (installation) courtesy of Chicago Manual Style
Chain Reaction preview
Photo: Courtesy of Lithium

Chain Reaction

We ferret out some of the best artist-run spaces by asking fellow gallerists


Artists on the Verge preview
Art: Jarvis Boyland

Artists on the Verge

Get to know these local emerging stars before everyone else does


It's a Gallery preview
Photo: Courtesy of Chicago Manual Style

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