A visitor to Hyde Park Art Center walks through the galleries and stops to take in the exhibition "Fast Forward : Rewind : Play," featuring artwork by participants in our Oakman Clinton School & Studios programs. Director of Exhibitions and Residency Programs Allison Peters Quinn overhears the visitor claim that he could make the art he sees, and encourages him to try his hand at artmaking in the school.
This is an interview with some of the people behind Roger Brown Calif USA, a show up through Oct 3rd at the Hyde Park Art Center.
Sunday, August 29, 2010, 3-5 pm
Talk with the Curator: Nicholas Lowe
Sunday, October 3, 3 pm
Join the curator of Roger Brown: Calif USA as he explains the process of working with a unique Chicago collection. What were some of the challenges in attempting to translate the selections made by the artist, Brown, in his own home? Find out what gems - both objects and stories - Lowe found while researching the hundreds of boxes of Brown’s collection kept secret in storage.
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The Roger Brown Study Collection
The Globe Pub has been documented for years by photographer Chester Alamo & Costello. A collection of his photos of the Pub are being published by local publisher Dark Lark press, and is set for release on May 15th.
I got to talk to Esaú Meléndez about Immigrant Nation, which follows the story of Elvira Arellano, before its Chicago debut at the Latino Film Festival. You will be able to see Esau's film at the Landmark Century Center on
Sunday April 18th at 4pm
Friday April 23rd at 9:45pm
Wednesday April 28th at 6:30pm
find out more about the film and where else it will be showing at http://www.immigrantnationfilm.com/