Archive for May 1, 2009

May 3: Dawoud Bey Talk and Book Signing with Art Chicago

Dawoud Bey Talk and Book Signing with Art Chicago

Sunday, May 3, 2009 3:00 pm

From the Aperture website page for this event:

Class Pictures, Photographs by Dawoud Bey

Art Spot

The Merchandise Mart

222 Merchandise Mart Plaza,12th Floor

Chicago, Illinois

For the past fifteen years, Dawoud Bey has been making striking, large-scale color portraits of students at high schools across the United States. Depicting teenagers from a wide economic, social, and ethnic spectrum—and intensely attentive to their poses and gestures—he has created a highly diverse generational group portrait that intentionally challenges teenage stereotypes. Join Bey at Art Chicago to hear him discuss this series, followed by a book signing.

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