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ART Lecture | FEATURE: Mendi + Keith Obadike

TUESDAY EVENINGS AT THE MODERN LECTURE SERIESPresents Artists: Mendi + Keith Obadike Tuesday, April 4, 2023; 6 pm From The Modern: Mendi + Keith Obadike is an artist couple who work collaboratively to make music, art, and literature, creating layered works that address timely and relevant issues in thoughtful, beautiful, and poetic ways. To much acclaim, Mendi…

A Deeper Form of Chess Sanford Biggers (American, born in 1970) 2017 Quilt, assorted textiles, polystyrene, aqua resin, and tar * Museum purchase with a bequest from Lorraine R. Balkin, Lizbeth and George Krupp Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Art, and The Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection *Courtesy of the artist and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York and Aspen. © Sanford Biggers * Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Civil War Zouave quilt, probably mid- to late 1860s unidentified artist Wool plain weave and twill, cotton plain weave and other structures, leather; pieced, appliquéd, and embroidered with wool * Edwin E. Jack Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Marshall H. Gould Fund, Susan Cornelia Warren Fund and Harriet Otis Cruft Fund * Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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