Saturday, June 13, 2009

Smart Reading Series: The Art of Anxiety

Smart Reading Series: The Art of Anxiety
When: Sunday, August 9, 2009 2:00 PM
Where: Smart Museum of Art
University of Chicago
5550 South Greenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL
Description: "The Art of Anxiety: Contemporary Art and Everyday Anxieties"

Examine anxiety in contemporary art and writing during this free adult workshop that pairs works by William Wiley, Laura Letinsky, and Art Green with the short stories of Raymond Carver and the poetry of Frank O’Hara. The afternoon features a short lecture, writing activity, and discussion led by Matthias Regan, poet, scholar, and author of Death Blossoms and People’s Pugilist: The Writings of Carl Sandburg in the International Socialist Review.

Advanced registration is required, as space is limited. To register, contact Kristy Peterson at or 773.702.2351.

Cost: Free


Contact: Smart Museum of Art