October 24, 2007

News from Friends of the Uptown 10/24/2007

Important art photographs include UPTOWN

The art of photographer Jan Theun van Rees, of Amsterdam, is featured in a new book and two current exhibits. You can see his installation of recent work in Chicago at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S. Michigan Ave., and in the office of Metropolitan Capital Bank, 9 E. Ontario St., in the remodeled space of what was the historic Judge Lambert Tree Studios building.

Jan Theun van Rees will sign books and discuss his works on view, which offer a privileged view of the often unseen structural components of some of Chicago's grand buildings from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007 at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. The book was produced by and for U.S. Equities. There are limited number of copies available for the public.

The UPTOWN THEATRE, Chicago, is featured in the MetCap exhibit and in one photo in the book. The theatre is not featured in the Museum of Contemporary Photography show.

The museum's opening reception begins at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, and the curator's tour will be at noon Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Metropolitan Capital Bank

Jan Theun van Rees

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