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Mel Chin: Illustrated Lecture & Book Signing UPDATED
The Menil Collection presents a lecture and book signing with Mel Chin.
In 2011, Houston-born artist Mel Chin acquired a 25-volume set of Funk & Wagnall’s Universal Standard Encyclopedia (ca. 1953-56). Systematically removing the books’ thousands of photomechanical reproductions, Chin transmuted those reproductions into 528 collages with a 21st century edge.
A new 328-page artist’s book, now called The Funk & Wag From A to Z, contains the collages and 25 poems especially commissioned by Chin and poet / memorist Nick Flynn. All the elements in Chin’s cross-cultural, multidisciplinaryView more
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Friday, June 6 at 7pm
1515 Sul Ross, Houston, TX 77006
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