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Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art: Julia Bryan-Wilson: Embellished Legacies

November 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Scholar Julia Bryan-Wilson considers how women of color artists like Pacita Abad and Rosie Lee Tompkins have used embellishment as a strategy to blur the lines between function and decor. Her talk examines how these artists’ practice of intricately adorning domestic objects can expand our understanding of women’s work. Bryan-Wilson’s 2017 book Fray: Art and Textile Politics won prestigious works such as the ASAP Book Prize, the Frank Jewett Mather Award, and the Robert Motherwell Book Award. Her show “Louise Nevelson: Persistence” is an official collateral events of the 2022 Venice Biennale, and her monograph on Nevelson is forthcoming in 2023.

Location: In-Person and Online; SAAM’s McAvoy Auditorium and YouTube

Tickets: Free | Registration required via Eventbrite

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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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202-633-8523
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Artists
Pacita Abad Rosie Lee Tompkins
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
750 9th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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(202) 633-7970
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