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Gallery Talk: The Photographer's Curator—Hugh Edwards at the Art Institute of Chicago

October 5, 2017
6:30PM7:30PM
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

Hugh Edwards often said as a curator he wanted to be anonymous, yet he played a crucial role in establishing photography in the Art Institute of Chicago. In this gallery talk, join former curator David Travis as he reflects upon Edwards as a professional pioneer and as a close friend and mentor.


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American, 19th century. Untitled (Eight Atalanta Crewmen), July 30, 1856. Gift of Mrs. Everett Kovler.