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by Katy Purviance on 04/30/08 @ 03:22:57 pm
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Chicago
Thursday, May 1: Barbara Geiger, design consultant for heritage landscapes, traces the history of the sustainable design movement in Chicago using landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted, O.C. Simonds, and Jens Jensen’s work to illustrate. 6 p.m.; Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph St.

Los Angeles
Tuesday, May 6: The Hammer Museum hosts this forum on energy independence with David Freeman, considered the country’s premiere authority on energy use, and Robert Bryce, managing editor of Houston-based newsletter Energy Tribune. 7 p.m.; Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd.; (310) 443-7000.

Miami
Friday, May 2: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Johnny Depp and Isabella Rossellini are among the 25 video portraits by avant-garde artist Robert Wilson, now on display at The Bass Museum. For a more traditional take, the museum also dusts off its extensive collection of Flemish, Italian, and Dutch portraiture from the 16th to early 19th centuries. The Bass Museum, 2121 Park Ave.; (305) 673-7530.

New York
Tuesday, May 6: For Masterpieces of Modern Design, the Met shows selections from its extensive 20th century collection, including works by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Marcel Breuer, Eliel Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, Isamu Noguchi, Verner Panton, Michael Graves, and others. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave. at 82nd St.; (212) 535-7710.

San Francisco
Friday, May 2: Before the Industrial Revolution turned us onto synthetic blue pigments, artists and alchemists concocted the color using the woad plant. In this new exhibition at The Hive Gallery, four artists—-Ellen Fader, Judi Pettite, Miriam Fagan, and Jessica Serran—return to the source, exploring natural blue hues in their multi-media work with woad. The Hive Gallery, 301 Jefferson St., Oakland.

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