An Interview with Marc Perlish

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Marc Perlish is an Evanston photographer and the latest artist to be featured in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL.  His striking new collection is currently on display on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library where it pays “poetic homage to Bookman’s Alley and the bookstore’s imaginative creator Roger Carlson.”  You can catch his Bookman’s Alley series through the end of November, and after that, you can learn more about Mr. Perlish’s work by visiting his website.  We recently spoke with Mr. Perlish via email about the magic of Bookman’s Alley, his creative process, and his future artistic projects.

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Local Art @ EPL

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We are pleased to introduce Evanston photographer Marc Perlish as the next artist in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL.  Throughout November, his striking new collection will be on display on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library where it pays “poetic homage to Bookman’s Alley and the bookstore’s imaginative creator Roger Carlson.”  You can preview Mr. Perlish’s work by visiting his website, and make sure to check back with Off the Shelf later in the month for an interview with the artist himself. Stay tuned.

Bookman’s Alley Closing in September

booksAfter 33 years, Bookman’s Alley will close at the end of September, so there are just a few weeks to browse this beloved Evanston treasure.  The Evanston Patch has a great article about the store and owner Roger Carlson, as well as a photographic tour.