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(Re)Define the Landscape: Howardena Pindell, Kara Walker, and Kerry James Marshall

A horizontal collage of postcard-like images set against an ombre background featuring two figures and various outstretched arms in silhouette.
Howardena Pindell, American, Autobiography: Past & Present II, 2005. Offset lithograph on white wove paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund, 2018.33.45. Courtesy the artist and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York. © Howardena Pindell.

Lecture

What does it mean to redefine the (art) landscape?

Join curator Mary Schneider Enriquez and Ph.D. candidate Chassidy Winestock for a conversation reflecting on works by Howardena Pindell, Kara Walker, and Kerry James Marshall. Revisiting works in the Harvard Art Museums collections, they will look with fresh eyes, informed by the contemporary moment, at questions of race and representation and the ways these artists have put pressure on museum spaces and the broader landscape of the art world.

Speakers:
Mary Schneider Enriquez., Houghton Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Harvard Art Museums

Chassidy Winestock, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History of Art and Architecture and former graduate intern in the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art

This talk will take place online via Zoom. Free admission, but registration is required. To register, please complete this online form.

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