Film Screening, Conversation and Book Signing - Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Stage Two, 618 S Michigan Ave, Chicago IL, 60605

Film Screening, Conversation and Book Signing - Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Film Screening and Conversation
6 pm
Stage Two
618 S. Michigan Ave., Second Floor

Reception and Book signing
7pm
Museum

 

Dyanna Taylor, granddaughter of iconic American photographer Dorothea Lange, will screen clips from her film Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning, which will air on the PBS series American Masters on Friday, August 29 at 9 p.m. Taylor will be joined in a conversation on the life and work of Lange by writer Elizabeth Partridge who is Lange’s goddaughter and wrote the companion book to Taylor’s film. Join us after the program for a reception which will feature a viewing of a selection of Lange’s work from the MoCP collection and a book signing with Elizabeth Partridge.

 

https://vimeo.com/96130408

 

Special funding for this program has been provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

 

 

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