Civil War to Civil Rights: How African American Artists Engage the Past

Branch: 
Fredericksburg
Age Level: 
Adults
Details
Description: 
Professor of Art History Dr. Evie Terrono examines the multifaceted and highly politicized dimensions of race and American identity in the artistic production of African American artists, marking the transition from slavery to the Civil War to the Civil Rights period in the 1960s and 1970s. Artists discussed include Elizabeth Catlett, Faith Ringgold, Kara Walker, Fred Wilson, Kehinde Wiley, and Hank Willis.
Full Schedule
Time: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm