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Conversations on Acts of Art and Rebuttal

  • Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College 4th Floor North Building, 695 Park Avenue New York, NY, 10065 United States (map)
 Opening night of Black Artists in Rebuttal at Acts of Art, April 6, 1971.  Image courtesy of RYAN LEE Gallery, New York and Adobe Kuo Archives, Los Angeles

Opening night of Black Artists in Rebuttal at Acts of Art, April 6, 1971.

Image courtesy of RYAN LEE Gallery, New York and Adobe Kuo Archives, Los Angeles

Conversations on Acts of Art and Rebuttal

Friday, October 5, 2018, 1–6pm 
Lang Recital Hall, Hunter College North Building, 4th Floor
Entrance on the south side of 69th Street
between Park Ave. and Lexington Ave.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

1pm | Welcome by Howard Singerman, Phyllis and Joseph Caroff Chair of the Department of Art and Art History, Hunter College

1:15pm | 1971 Art Students League: Richard Mayhew and Oakley N. Holmes, Jr. in conversation with Lisa Farrington

1:45pm | Statement by Cliff Joseph, read by LeRonn P. Brooks 

2pm | Weusi Artist Collective: Dindga McCannon and Ademola Olugebefola in conversation with LeRonn P. Brooks

2:30 pm | Betty Blayton-Taylor discussing her work, from a film by Oakley N. Holmes, Jr., 1975

2:45pm | Abstraction: Richard Mayhew and Frank Wimberley in conversation with Lisa Corinne Davis 

3:15pm | Vivian Browne discussing her work, from a film by Oakley N. Holmes, Jr., 1975

3:45pm | Where We At: Black Women Artists: Dindga McCannon in conversation with Lisa Farrington and Lisa Corinne Davis

4:15pm | Nigel Jackson and Acts of Art Gallery: James Denmark and Frank Wimberley in conversation with LeRonn P. Brooks

4:45pm | “Once in a While” by Benny Andrews, read by Tom Sleigh, Distinguished Professor in the Graduate Program in Creative Writing, Hunter College

5pm | Round table discussion: Rebuttal to the Whitney Museum Exhibition: Black Artists in Rebuttal 

5:45pm | Audience Q&A

6pm | Closing remarks by Sarah Watson, Chief Curator, Hunter College Art Galleries

6:15-8pm | Reception at the Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery, 132 E. 68th Street

For more information on "Acts of Art and Rebuttal in 1971" 
please visit: https://www.leubsdorfgallery.org/calendar/rebuttal

Earlier Event: October 4
Acts of Art and Rebuttal in 1971