African American Expressions In Folk Art

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African American Expressions In Folk Art
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Join us on Saturday, June 25 for a fascinating free* lecture on African American Expressions in Folk Art from pioneering art historian Dr. Alvia J. Wardlaw, professor of art history and curator at the University Museum at Texas Southern University.

Dr. Wardlaw is the curator of the groundbreaking exhibitions The Quilts of Gee’s Bend for the The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial with the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

This free* lecture will be held in The Farrell Auditorium. Please note, responding to this event does not secure your seat.. A ticket is required for all events, even free events, held in The Farrell Auditorium. Tickets may be reserved on-site at the Museum’s Information Centers, online through MetroTix, or by phone at 314.534.1111. Tickets purchased or reserved through MetroTix incur a service charge; the service charge is waived for tickets reserved at the Museum. Same-day tickets are available on-site only.\

Image credit: Thornton Dial Sr., 1928-2016; Birds Got to Have Somewhere to Roost, Alabama, 2012; wood, carpet scraps, corrugated tin, burlap, nails and enamel on wood; 61 ¼ x 48 x 10 inches; Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York; Gift of the Thornton Dial Family, 2013.6.1; photo by Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
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By: Saint Louis Art Museum