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ReVIEWING Black Mountain College 10
September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018Variable
The 10th Annual ReVIEWING Black Mountain College conference will have a thematic focus on the legendary Black Mountain College Summer Art + Music Institutes. Keynote speaker: Dr. Leslie King Hammond, an artist, curator, art historian, and Founding Director of the Center for Race and Culture at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she is also Graduate Dean Emeritus. Dr. King Hammond was a contributor to Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence (2000) and Jacob Lawrence, An Overview: Paintings from 1936-1994 (1995). Among many honors and awards, she was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Studio Museum in Harlem (NYC) in 2002, an artist grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in 2001, an Andy Warhol Foundation Curatorial fellowship in 2008, and the Alain Locke International Prize in 2010. Her keynote address is titled “The World of Jacob Lawrence”. On Saturday, September 29th, a Keynote Panel, “Contemporary Artists Respond to Jacob Lawrence“ will be held with artists Jace Clayton, Martha Colburn, Tyondai Braxton + Grace Villamil, moderated by co-curator and BMCM+AC Executive Director Jeff Arnal.
• In conjunction with the 10th Annual ReVIEWING BMC conference, Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center will open its new location at 120 College St. in downtown Asheville on Pack Square Park.
• On Friday, September 28th, following the conference keynote by Leslie King Hammond, we will celebrate the exhibition Between Form + Content: Perspectives on Jacob Lawrence and Black Mountain College, co-curated by Dr. Julie Levin Caro, Professor of Art History at Warren Wilson College and Jeff Arnal, Executive Director of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, with a reception at the museum.
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