People Who Shape Our World: Vik Muniz

  • Edlis Neeson Theater
    First Floor, Accesible via the Griffin Entrance on Pearson Street
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
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Copresented by the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago

Vik Muniz was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1961, and has lived and worked in New York City since the mid-1980s. He began his career as a sculptor, eventually turning primarily to photography. He has had solo exhibitions at The Menil Collection, the 49th Venice Biennale, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the International Center of Photography, New York.

Funding

The Richard and Mary L. Gray Lectures are made possible through a generous gift to the Chicago Contemporary Campaign.