Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Library Gallery, Hatcher Graduate Library, 913 S. University Avenue
Urban Expressionist painter Sam Karres has spent his life deriving his inspiration from the city of Detroit. He captured Greektown before the casino, at a time when it was truely a Greek neighborhood and the known Greek hang out was the Macedonia Coffee House. This reception and exhibit is to honor Sam Karres and his gift of sketchbooks dating from 1975-1996 to the Hatcher Graduate Library. The collection will support the study of both Greek America and Detroit.