BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:icalendar-ruby CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20161209T162816Z UID:239411 DTSTART:20121021T000000 DTEND:20130426T000000 DESCRIPTION:

Uncovered &\; R ediscovered is an evolving eight-part exhibit that explores t he Chicago Jewish experience. The exhibit unfolds over time in a series of intimate chapters (each on display for 3-6 months in the ground floor vesti bule of the Spertus building).

Exhibit admission\, inclu ding a multi-media screening station on the second floor\, is free.
This chapter shares the work of an influential group of Jewish artists active in Chicago between 1920 and 1945. Predominately Eastern Eur opean immigrants or first generation Americans\, many began their careers d uring the Great Depression as painters for the Works Progress Administratio n (WPA). The Modernists\, as they were called\, painted from personal exper ience and were influenced by the energy of Chicago's growing metropolis. Se e works by Todros Geller\, A. Raymond Katz\, Mitchell Siporin\, Fritzi Brod \, and others\, and learn the stories of places they gathered including Hul l House\, the Jewish People's Institute\, and Around the Palette (the forer unner of the American Jewish Artists Club).

LOCATION:Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership\,610 S. Michi gan Avenue \nChicago\, IL 60605 SUMMARY:Uncovered & Rediscovered: Jewish Modernists in Chicago\, Fritzi Bro d\, Todros Geller\, A. Raymond Katz\, Mitchell Siporin END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20161209T162816Z UID:239412 DTSTART:20121021T180000 DTEND:20121021T200000 LOCATION:Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership\,610 S. Michi gan Avenue \nChicago\, IL 60605 SUMMARY:Uncovered & Rediscovered: Jewish Modernists in Chicago\, Fritzi Bro d\, Todros Geller\, A. Raymond Katz\, Mitchell Siporin END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR