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"The Happy Show" at ICA

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Stefan Sagmeister's film may still be in production, but his related exhibit has been getting rave reviews. "The Happy Show" has been making the rounds and July 13 it arrives in Chicago. Visitors will feel as if they're walking into Stefan Sagmeister's mind as the designer attempts to up his happiness via techniques such as mediation, cognitive therapy, and pharmaceuticals. Typographical installations will fill the fourth floor galleries and in-between spaces at the CCC. Sagmeister combines his typographic maxims with social science data from psychologists and anthropologists. A 12-minute segment of the Happy Film will also be viewable.

"The Happy Show" runs July 13-Sep 23 at the Chicago Cultural Center, Exhibition Hall & Yates Gallery.