The first weekend of November brings 2 fantastic events to Chicagoland for those of us who are lovers of all things modern.
The SOFA (Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art) 2008 Fair comes to Navy Pier Nov. 7-9. This is the 15th year for this comprehensive show of contemporary art from the Chicago area and all around the world. In addition to seeing wonderful works and meeting artists and craftsmen, you can find out about local galleries, hear lectures, see demonstrations, and view films.
The 19th annual Winnetka Modernism Show, held at the Winnetka Community House, runs Nov. 8 & 9 with a Gala Preview Party Friday Nov. 7th. This show features quality examples of everything from furniture to decorative arts to clothing dating from the the early to late 20th Century, including Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Arts & Crafts Moderne, and Mid-Century. Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond has participated for several years, and we meet all kinds of fellow enthusiasts. Please stop by our booth and say hello.