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ACTION! – Pilsen Art Walk

July 9, 2010 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

ACTION! An Art Exhibition Inspired by Summer Movies

ACTION! is a Chicago Art Department exhibition themed around the idea of the Hollywood summer blockbuster movie. Since the release of Jaws in 1977, the summer movie season has, for better or for worse, become characterized by over the top, big budget, action, special-effects laden movies that we now know as “the summer blockbuster”. The art in this exhibition looks at the summer movie as cultural phenomena and symbol, as nostalgia and memory, and yes even simple, mindless fun.

http://www.chicagoartdepartment.org/2010/06/call-for-art-action-art-inspired-by-summer-movies/

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Date:
July 9, 2010
Time:
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Chicago Art Department
1837 S. Halsted
Chicago, IL United States

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