"Black Art and the Groundwork of Art History", Sarah Lewis - James A. Porter Colloquium

Date: 

Friday, April 8, 2022, 4:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Virtual by registration

The 32nd annual James A. Porter Colloquium will consider how fearlessness has advanced African American art and art of the African Diaspora.

This colloquium is organized by Howard University in collaboration with the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts.

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Program:

4:00 p.m., Opening Lecture
Sarah Lewis
Harvard University
Black Art and the Groundwork of Art History

4:30 p.m., Curatorial Conversation
Alvia Wardlaw
University Museum at Texas Southern University

5:00 p.m., Porter Lecture
Huey Copeland
University of Pennsylvania and the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts
Conditions Reporting

5:30 p.m., Floyd Coleman Lecture
Bisa Butler
Chicago, Illinois
Bisa Butler: Quilts and Inheritance

6:00 p.m., Award Recognition
Betye Saar and Lillian Thomas Burwell