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  • Krannert Art Museum hosts retrospective of photographer Hal Fischer

    Photo of Tim Dean in a Krannert Art Museum gallery with Hal Fischer's photographic series "18th near Castro St. x 24" on the wall behind Dean.

    University of Illinois professor of English Tim Dean is the guest curator for a Krannert Art Museum retrospective of Illinois alumnus Hal Fischer’s photography. “Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics” features his well-known photographic series focused on gay life in 1970s San Francisco, as well as his early work as a U. of I. student. Fischer’s photos from the series “18th near Castro St. x 24” can be seen on the wall behind Dean.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Tim Dean, email dean@illinois.edu. To contact Jon Seydl, email jseydl@illinois.edu. More information about “Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics” is available online. For information about Krannert Art Museum, contact Julia Nucci Kelly at jkell@illinois.edu.

    Exhibition support is provided by Robert and Sonia Carringer.