New Chicago Work:
Photographs by Steve Schapiro
Join us on February 21, from 5 - 7 p.m. for the opening reception of acclaimed civil rights era photographer Steve Schapiro's new exhibit with the Gage about the Black Lives Matter and anti-violence protest movements in Chicago. The reception will also feature a Q&A with Steve Schapiro and WBEZ's Jason Marck.
The Gage Gallery at Roosevelt University is "Chicago’s premier space for showcasing contemporary critical social photo-documentary" (Newcity Art). The Gallery exhibits work that is consonant with the mission of the University and its ideals of social justice. It serves the academic goals of the University by hosting numerous public lectures, panel discussions, and symposia, which allow groups to learn about, and discuss, the important social issues of our time. Gallery exhibitions have explored themes including immigration, incarceration, gun violence, terrorism, mental illness, LGBTQ activism, and poverty.