Friday, February 28, 2014

Archibald J. Motley Jr., Black Belt

Archibald Motley Symposium Keynote Conversation - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

The Nasher Museum presents a scholarly symposium to complement the exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist. The symposium is free and open to all. Registration is not required, but space is limited. 


The symposium kicks off with a keynote conversation entitled “Archibald Motley & Bronzeville”  between Darlene Clark Hine, Board of Trustees Professor of African American Studies and Professor of History, Northwestern University, Evanston, and Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History at Duke University and curator of Archibald Motley.


The symposium continues with a full day of talks and discussions on March 1. See full listing for details.


IMAGE: Archibald J. Motley Jr., Black Belt, 1934. Oil on canvas, 33 x 40.5 inches (83.8 x 102.9 cm). Collection of the Hampton University Museum, Hampton, Virginia. © Valerie Gerrard Browne.