The J. Paul Getty Museum

Storefronts, 4337 West Madison Street, Chicago

Object Details

Title:

Storefronts, 4337 West Madison Street, Chicago

Artist/Maker:

Camilo José Vergara (American, born Chile, 1944)

Culture:

American

Place:

Chicago, Illinois, United States (Place Created)

Date:

1988

Medium:

Chromogenic print

Object Number:

2017.133.46

Dimensions:

39.2 × 58.5 cm (15 7/16 × 23 1/16 in.)

Copyright:

© Camilo José Vergara

Credit Line:

Gift of Bruce Berman and Lea Russo

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Object Description

View of a row of three storefronts, each colorfully painted with signs advertising their products. An a-frame sign is placed on the sidewalk in front of the middle store, while a folding table can be seen outside of the store on the right.

Provenance
Provenance
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Camilo José Vergara, American, born Chile, 1944 (New York, New York), in the artist's collection.

- before 2005

ROSEGALLERY, founded 1991 (Santa Monica, California), sold to Bruce Berman, before 2005.

before 2005 - 2017

Bruce Berman (Los Angeles, California) and Lea Russo (Los Angeles, California), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2017.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Vergara, Camilo José. The New American Ghetto (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1995), p. 147.