Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Logan Center (915 E 60 St)
A conversation with Arts and Public Life and Center for Race, Politics, and Culture artist-in-residence David Leggett. Moderated by Zach Cahill, Lecturer at the University of Chicago's Department of Visual Arts. As related to the Works on Display, Discussion Topics include: To what extent is his work objective? Idiosyncratic? Is it a critique of the media or a critique of subjectivity? How much does he speak of himself through the images of popular culture? Underground Comics, Inner-city Romances. What are his influences and sources? How did he arrive at the work that he makes? Indulging urges no matter how vague, mundane, sexual, etc., What is his inspiration? What is the democratic potential of the form? Is it anti-elitist?
Presented by Arts + Public Life, the Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture, and Logan Center Exhibitions.