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Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art: Julia Bryan-Wilson: Embellished Legacies
November 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
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