Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Kerry James Marshall

Painter and sculptor Kerry James Marshall speaks at the College of Fine Arts, as the final visiting [...]artist of the school of visual arts 2009-2010 Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series. Marshall, a renowned artist of African-American pop culture, draws on his works, which represent African-Americans in our culture, and investigates the invisibility of blacks in America.

Marshall, whose work is in museums and collections worldwide, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and FransHals Museum in Haarlem, Netherlands, received a MacArthur genius grant in 1997 Many of his large-scale works reflect the social and political context of the civil rights movement.

Hosted by College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts on April 8, 2010.

Tags: cfa, art, artist, painter, College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, contemporary, contemporary perspectives, kerry james marshall, sculpter, pop culture, african-american

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