This exhibition brings together all 32 doors painted by Eugene Eda for the stairwells of the original Malcom X College.
This exhibition will reunite all 32 doors painted by Eugene Eda for the stairwells of the original, now demolished Malcolm X College. Painted in 1971 by one of the principal artists of the Wall of Respect, the monumental doors are a landmark of the Black Arts movement in Chicago. The Exhibition includes other portable artworks in the MXC collection as well as documentation that will shed light on this important and turbulent period in Chicago history. Part of the City of Chicago's Year of Public Art.
The exhibit is located in the Sidney R. Yates Gallery.
Gallery Talks with curator Daniel Schulman: Wednesdays, April 12, May 10 & June 14, 12:15pm