Critical Writing Index

No Illusions about video

by Darlene Gavron

The Chicago Tribune, Apr. 26, 1987

This article provides an overview of the work by Vera Frenkel exhibited as part of her artist in residency at the Art Institute of Chicago. Noted is Frenkel's particular interest in the themes of oppression and illusion, using techniques from the popular genres of suspense thrillers, romance novels and even soaps, to engage her audience.

ITEM 1987.021 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

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