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February 9 2019
Join us for a lecture by Posing Modernity exhibition curator Denise Murrell that explores how the changing modes of representation of the black figure is central to the development of modern art ...
January 26 2019
Bordeaux, Forgotten Black Metropolis
Bordeaux may be known for its red wine and its historic architecture but before there was Black Paris there was Black Bordeaux. Beginning in the eighteenth century, Bordeaux was a site of migration, ...
December 8 2018
Wallach Family Day
An afternoon of fun and art-making just for families!
November 30 2018
Educator Open House: Exploring Image-Making
This open house explores image-making using works of art by Manet, Matisse, and artists from the Harlem Renaissance. The program includes a presentation by artist Randy Williams and visual analysis, ...
November 15 2018
Carrie Mae Weems
Considered one of the most influential contemporary American artists, Carrie Mae Weems has investigated family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems, and the consequences ...
November 12 2018
Portraiture and Enslavement at the Thresholds of Emancipation (A Caribbean Meditation), Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, University of Chicago, Romance Languages Dept.
This talk will address the only two extant oil portraits of enslaved women produced during the periods of emancipation in the French- and Spanish-speaking Caribbean. By underscoring the conflictive ...
November 9 2018
Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet to Matisse to Today Symposium
Noted scholars and curators expand on the themes presented in Posing Modernity and present new scholarship.