Eugene Eda's Doors for Malcolm X College
January 21 - June 25, 2017
CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER
Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor North
78 East Washington Street
This exhibition reunites 32 doors painted by Eugene Eda for the stairwells of the original, now demolished Malcolm X College. Painted in 1971 by one of the principal artists of the Wall of Respect, the monumental doors are a landmark of the Black Arts movement in Chicago. The exhibition includes other portable artworks in the MXC collection as well as documentation that will shed light on this important and turbulent period in Chicago history. Part of the City of Chicago's Year of Public Art.
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