Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey and His Sources (an exercise in presumption)

Feb 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events, Uncategorized

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“Ascending Peculiarity:
Edward Gorey and His Sources
(an exercise in presumption)”

Karen Wilkin
, author of
Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
7 PM
Crown Center Auditorium
Lake Shore Campus
Loyola University Chicago
1001-25 W. Loyola Avenue

Please join the Loyola University Chicago Libraries for one of the highlight events of the Edward Gorey exhibition season as we welcome writer, independent curator, and critic specializing in 20th century modernism, Karen Wilkin. An expert on and friend of the late Gorey, Ms. Wilkin will be joined by special guests Thomas Michalak (BS ’63), Gorey collector, and Andreas Brown, Trustee of the Edward Gorey Charitable Trust.

A book signing will follow this free program made possible by the generosity of Loyola alumni John and Terese Terry.

Registration is encouraged. Please visit

For more information, please contact Nicole Brodsky at 773.508.2616.

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