Alliance Francaise de Chicago Looks At Nelson Algren and Simone de Beauvoir, With Help From Art Shay
By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Feb 5, 2013 5:20PM
Photo credit: © Art Shay
Algren’s relationship with de Beauvoir and the love triangle between the two of them and Jean-Paul Sartre is the focus of Simone and Nelson in Love (In English & French) a new exhibit at the Alliance Francaise de Chicago 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 that will feature Art’s photos and a reading of excerpts from letters written by de Beauvoir to Algren and Sartre. Guests attending the exhibit will also get to meet and hear Art and we promise he won’t disappoint with his recollections of his best friend and the French feminist and philosopher.
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The Alliance Francaise de Chicago is located at 54 W. Chicago Avenue