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Event Calendar for Blanton Museum of Art (BMA)

July 9, 2021

Friday, July 9

Kwame Brathwaite, Sikolo Brathwaite wearing a headpiece designed by Carolee Prince, African Jazz-Art Society & Studios (AJASS), Harlem, circa 1968 (detail); from Kwame Brathwaite: Black Is Beautiful (Aperture, 2019), Courtesy the artist and Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles

In the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s, Kwame Brathwaite (born Brooklyn, New York, 1938) used photography to popularize the political slogan “Black Is...

Drawings from the Jack Shear collection, from left to right, works by Ed Ruscha, Lee Lozano, Susan Rothenberg, Georges Braque, Robert Delauney, and Fernand Léger.

Jack Shear has long had an interest in how artists collect the work of other artists. In 1999 he co-organized an exhibition on this topic at New York’s...

Sedrick Huckaby, Sonadores (Three Pieces), 2018, oil on canvases, overall: 72 x 72 in., The Harlan R. Crow Family, photo courtesy of Justin Clemons

“The African-American family and its heritage has been the content of my work for several years. In large-scale portraits of family and friends I try to...

Suzanne Bocanegra, Valley (stills, detail), 2018, eight-channel HD video (color, sound), 4:44 minutes, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, photo Carlos Avendaño, courtesy of the artist

Suzanne Bocanegra’s immersive video installation Valley (2018) presents eight women artists reenacting Judy Garland’s wardrobe test for the 1967 cult film...