Calendar / Audience: Faculty

Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Panel Discussion: “Collecting and Presenting Work by Artists of African descent” - 7:00 PM

Please come early — 6 PM — to mingle with our panelists and take in our exhibition that includes work by artists of African descent, Reality of My Surroundings: The Contemporary Collection. Seats will fill up fast!

 

Join us for a lively conversation on collecting and presenting work by artists of African descent, with New York Times art critic Holland Cotter, Studio Museum in Harlem Director Thelma Golden, San Francisco art collector Pamela Joyner, New York gallery owner Jack Shainman and Pérez Art Museum (Miami) Director Franklin Sirmans.

 

The panel will be moderated by Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History at Duke, and curator of the traveling exhibition, Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist. This event is a collaboration between the Nasher Museum, Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the North Carolina Central University Art Museum and the North Carolina Museum of Art. Free and open to the public.

 

IMAGE: Ebony G. Patterson, …shortly after 8- beyond the bladez (detail), 2014. Mixed media on paper, 92 × 111 inches (233.7 × 281.9 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Blake Byrne (T’57) and Marjorie and Michael Levine (T’84, P’16, P’19, P’19). Image courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. © Ebony G. Patterson.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Lonnie Holley

Gallery Talk with Duke Students: Making Faces - 5:00 PM

Join Duke students for gallery talks at to discuss their installation Making Faces: At the Intersection of Art and Neuroscience. This project is part of the work of Art, Vision, & the Brain, a Bass Connections team exploring the depictions of faces and how our brains make sense of our visual and social world. This talk is also in connection with Brain Awareness Week, sponsored by the Duke Institute of Brain Sciences.

Lonnie Holley

Gallery Talk with Duke Students: Making Faces - 7:00 PM

Join Duke students for gallery talks at to discuss their installation Making Faces: At the Intersection of Art and Neuroscience. This project is part of the work of Art, Vision, & the Brain, a Bass Connections team exploring the depictions of faces and how our brains make sense of our visual and social world. This talk is also in connection with Brain Awareness Week, sponsored by the Duke Institute of Brain Sciences.