Two Centuries of Black American Art
A 35th Anniversary Roundtable
David Driskell, Keynote Speaker
Saturday, May 14, 2011
LACMA | Bing Theater
Free, No reservations
Two Centuries of Black American Art, organized for LACMA in 1976 by guest curator David Driskell, powerfully demonstrated the contributions of black artists to American art and art history from 1750 to the mid-twentieth century.
JOIN Professor David Driskell and distinguished panelists Dr. Bridget Cooks, Cecil Fergerson, and Dr. Samella Lewis to honor and consider the significance and impact of this historic exhibition. Franklin Sirmans, Curator, Contemporary Art, will moderate the discussion. Brooke Davis Anderson, Deputy Director, Curatorial Planning, and Austen Bailly, Associate Curator, American Art, will introduce the program.
Sponsored by LACMA’s American Art Council.