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Legendary high-end Bucktown home furnishings boutique Pavilion Antiques has always been one for the higher concepts. On any given day in the shop you'll be able to peruse international designers' vintage creations that have stood the lasting test of design: to identifiable for decades as 'good design'.

And so it comes as no surprise that the latest art exposition at the shop, opening June 5 is all about the color black and features some well known artists. The idea behind the exhibition, titled BLACK/NOIR is that the physicality of black, which absorbs light, is an energy. The color is slick, mysterious, sexy, and official and four artists are proving the point with this installation.

The exhibition of new works includes burned, inked, and collaged surfaces from Lukas Machnik, the architect who designed the interior of Gallery Aesthete and limited edition cut steel lamps from Jonas Fernando Pires of Paris. Also included is jewelry from the conceptualist behind SOME/THINGS Magazine, Nora Renaud and bronze sculptures from Rick Owens.
· Pavilion Antiques [Official Site]

Pavilion Antiques

2055 N Damen, Chicago IL