Aparté FullCircle is a series of evenings inspired by European café-society, celebrating innovative artwork, jewelry, readings, theatrical performances, and provocative conversations. The opening vernissages will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2009 and Friday, June 12, 2009 at Th!nkArt Salon.
Aparté FullCircle will highlight paintings, sculpture, photography, slates, and works on paper of established and emerging European and American artists that were recently featured in Art Chicago 2009 including Richard Bellia (bio), Nicolas Kennett (bio), Michel Haas (bio), Carlo LoCascio (bio), Florent Moutti (bio), Larry Roberts (bio), Roy Schnackenberg, Lucy Slivinski, and Francois Weil (bio). An exclusive trunk show of custom made jewelry will be shown by French designer Marion Lamarque.
On Thursday, June 18th, 2009 and Friday, June 19th, 2009 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Th!nkArt will present a two-night exclusive set of author readings and theatrical performances by S.L. Wisenberg and Kathleen Rooney who will read from their critically acclaimed books, Cancer Bitch and Nude Girl: My Life as an Object, with performances highlighting their works by the Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble.