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"Double Consciousness: Remembering Black Images in American Struggles for Freedom"

  • 11/11/2014 | 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Location: Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium
  • Event Type: Lecture

"Double Consciousness: Remembering Black Images in American Struggles for Freedom"Art historian Bridget R. Cooks will revisit the seminal Bowdoin exhibition, The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting in the context of American struggles for racial equality through the visual arts. Her book Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum was awarded the inaugural James A. Porter & David C. Driskell Book Award in African American Art History (2013).

RSVPs are kindly requested, but not required. You may RSVP here: http://cooksdoubleconsciousness.eventbrite.com
or contact Christine Piontek at artmuseumevents@bowdoin.edu.

Free and open to the public.

Photo: Bridget Cooks