ArtFlix @ Hyde Park Art Center – Saturday August 1, 2015 from 4 – 9 p.m.
Join us at Hyde Park Art Center for a FREE night of film and fun in Gallery One (Enter directly from Cornell Ave through the garage doors) Bring a blanket along with your own snacks.
4:30 – 5:45 p.m. “Style Wars” a 1983 documentary on hip hop culture. The documentary shows both of the young artists struggling to express themselves through their art, and their points of view on the subject of graffiti, as well as the views of then New York City Mayor Ed Koch, police officers, art critics, subway maintenance workers as well as several “people on the street”.
6 – 7 p.m. Join a discussion with some of the artists from our upcoming exhibit Creatures from the Concrete which will focus on graffiti from the streets of Chicago.
7:30 – 8:55 p.m. “Cutie and the Boxer” Once a rising star in the 1970’s New York art scene, 80 year old “boxing painter Ushio shinohara is prepping for his latest show, hoping to reinvigorate his career. His wife is seeking her own recognition through her “Cutie” illustrations, which depict their chaotic 40 year marriage. “Cutie and the Boxer captures two lives united by dedication to art-making for a touching meditation on the eternal themes of love and sacrifice.