David Hartt and Linda Johnson Rice, Chairman of Johnson Publishing Company, engage in conversation on the occasion of Hartt’s MCA screen installation, Stray Light. For this work, Hartt obtained unprecedented access to Chicago’s Johnson Publishing Company building, filming and photographing its iconic architectural and interior designs. In this conversation, moderated by Kymberly Pinder, professor of art history, theory, and criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Hartt and Rice discuss the social, cultural, and economic complexities surrounding the company and its headquarters.
Recorded Saturday, December 10, 2011 at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
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