Art and Design | This weekend's late-breaking free art events
There are almost 90 Art & Design events happening this weekend. Check our listings for details, and read about a few openings and events that didn't make it into print after the jump, including a Wednesday lecture. They're all free.
At the Gold Coast's Graham Foundation at 6pm, Wiel Arets, the new dean of IIT's College of Architecture, speaks to architect Robert McCarter about Wiel Arets: Autobiographical References (Birkhäuser, $69.95), which McCarter edited. A reception follows, and signed copies of the book will be available for purchase.
The Hills Esthetic Center on the West Side celebrates the opening of "Nick Bastis: In Order to be Company" from 6–10pm. Bastis, an M.F.A. candidate at the University of Chicago, was a 2012 ACRE resident.
In West Town, Museum of Contemporary Art curatorial assistant Karsten Lund launches LATITUDE's monthly lecture series at 7:30pm by asking the question, "Can we think of photographs as strangers?", inspired in part by Susan Sontag's On Photography.