Thursday, March 16, 2017

Event: The Brooklyn Museum presents “Breaking the Canon: Collecting African American Art” on Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ 6:30pm-8:00pm — Brooklyn, NY USA

“Breaking the Canon: Collecting African American Art” @ Brooklyn Museum
Event: The Brooklyn Museum presents “Breaking the Canon: Collecting African American Art” on Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ 6:30pm-8:00pm — Brooklyn, NY USA; Event Details: Where: Brooklyn Museum; Location: 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052, Telephone: (718) 638-5000; General Hours: Wednesday: 11am–6pm, Thursday: 11am–10pm and Friday–Sunday: 11am–6pm.
Event Description: “Artists Simone Leigh, Hugo McCloud, Julie Mehretu, and Jack Whitten talk about African American artists who have had an impact on their work. Mission-driven collector Pamela Joyner is changing the game when it comes to collecting works by African American artists. In honor of her practice and our Fund for African American Art, we celebrate Joyner and her contributions to the field through a series of rapid-fire conversations between curator Rujeko Hockley and artists Simone Leigh, Hugo McCloud, Julie Mehretu, and Jack Whitten. The artists talk about pre-1945 works by African American artists that have influenced their practice today. Tickets are $25; $20 for Members. Presented in conjunction with our annual Fund for African American Art benefit, honoring Pamela J. Joyner ... ”Read more: Brooklyn Museum-Tumblr, Brooklyn Museum-Facebook and Brooklyn Museum-Breaking the Canon
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