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As 2014 draws to a close, we'd like to wish you all a very happy holiday season. We send warm wishes to all of our valued readers, friends, and colleagues and wish you the best this season and in the new year too!

We're looking forward to 2015, when the latest issue of CGN will debut, and when we will welcome a fresh start to the year ahead. Make a resolution to include art as a part of your life in 2015, and let CGN be your go-to guide!

Right image: James Mesplé, Terpsichoré, Muse of Dance

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Art Openings This Week

Thursday, December 18

Third Thursday

Opening Reception and Open Studio — 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Smart Museum of Art

Friday, December 19

Third Friday in the Marshall Building

Opening Reception and Open Studio — 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Gallery 218

Paula Henderson & Megan Euker

Exhibition and Opening Reception — 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Linda Warren Projects


3rd Fridays

Opening Reception and Open Studio — 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Zhou B Art Center


Third Friday Open Studios

Opening Reception and Open Studio — 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Bridgeport Art Center


Be transported at Adler Planetarium

American painter, designer and illustrator Chesley Bonestell transports visitors into the future thru Worlds of Chesley Bonestell

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Openings, Talks & New Shows

Browse CGN's online Calendar for a look at what's happening around town.

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Ellen Lanyon: Remembrance and Celebration

The final Cambridge screenprints & other works on paper on display at Printworks

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Our Current Issue

Find CGN’s fall 2014 print edition around town in galleries, museums & art centers

Pick up a copy, or read it online at The latest Letter from the Publisher offers this issue's news highlights; The Zhou B Art Center marks 10 years of art innovation this fall; a dynamic collecting couple talks about their Chicago collection and the importance of weighing a range of values. We spoke with artist James Mesplé, and we mark the Smart Museum's 40th anniversary. Kevin Nance interviewes dealer Kavi Gupta and Franck Mercurio examines the links between art and nature, as well as the biggest show to come to the MCA this season, David Bowie Is.  More news...

Image: Kim Piotrowski at Linda Warren Projects in the West Loop gallery district.

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