Friday, January 15, 2010

True Colors

Prolific photojournalist Art Shay will have a show opening tonight at Thomas Masters Gallery. Art is well known for his black and white photography covering news and people for Life magazine and many other publications. This will be the first all-color show he's ever had.

Tonight's exhibition will highlight work from the past 40 years, including images of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the first Mayor Daley, Johnny Cash (pictured on the right), and both John and Robert Kennedy.

Here's a selection of Art's photographs in the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago. Including this one of writer Nelsen Algren...

Art Shay: True Colors
Opening reception, Friday, January 15, 2010
6 - 9 pm
Thomas Masters Gallery
245 W North Ave
Chicago, IL

This show runs through February 15, 2010

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