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The Recitation Thomas Wilmer Dewing, 1891
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The Recitation, Thomas Wilmer Dewing

The 22nd Annual Alain Locke Awards - MEMORY AND METAPHOR: THE ART OF ROMARE BEARDEN

Sunday, February 9, 2014

2:00 PM

The 22nd Annual Alain Locke Awards
MEMORY AND METAPHOR: THE ART OF ROMARE BEARDEN
 
Sharon F. Patton
Independent Scholar
 
Sunday, February 9, 2 p.m.
Renowned scholar Sharon Patton discusses the collages of Romare Bearden (1911–88), focusing on the themes, styles and iconography in his art to assess the significance of American art, jazz, myth and spirituality in his work. She also examines recent scholarship on Bearden’s art and influence. A reception follows the lecture and awards ceremony.
 
Sponsored by Friends of African and African American Art