From the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art:
Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 10 am – 5:30 pm
Celebrate the opening of Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power. This symposium features exhibition artists and curators who will join us for an insightful round of conversation reflecting on art, politics, music, and community in the age of Black Power. The program kicks off with an opening discussion by the Tate’s curators, Mark Godfrey and Zoe Whitley, and continues with an inspiring line-up of artist conversations.
Not able to attend? You can view the livestream on your own device! Check back here February 3 for the livestream link.
Soul of a Nation | On View: FEBRUARY 3 – APRIL 23, 2018
Soul of a Nation shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists to an important period in American history and art. Featuring the work of 60 artists and including vibrant paintings, powerful sculptures, street photography, murals, and more, this landmark exhibition is a rare opportunity to see era-defining artworks that changed the face of art in America.
Developed by the Tate Modern in London and debuting in the US at Crystal Bridges, Soul of a Nation examines the influences, including the civil rights movement, Minimalism, and abstraction, on artists such as Romare Bearden, Noah Purifoy, Martin Puryear, Faith Ringgold, Betye Saar, Alma Thomas, Charles White, and William T. Williams.
Learn more about exhibition here.