Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Racism: An American Family Value July 8, 2009 - September 12, 2009


Racism: An American Family Value
July 8, 2009 - September 12, 2009

Organized by: Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr., Artist, Teacher, and Independent Curator; and Alexander Campos, Executive Director of The Center for Book Arts.

This exhibition investigates how visual artists have used the printed word in their artistic practice to address one of the country's oldest and most challenging social problems. Mixing humor with subversive symbolism, the art exhibited reveals the vast reach of contemporary book art as practiced by a wide spectrum of American culture.

Artworks included by: Manuel Acevedo, Tomie Arai, Jamil Azim, Karen Baldner, Ben Blount, Michael Paul Britto, Josely Carvalho, Irene Chan, Maureen Cummins, Ken Gonzoles-Day, Rory Golden, Caren Heft, Barbara Henry, Jayson Keeling, Maureen Kelleher, Glenn Ligon, Miguel Luciano, Jason Lujan, Clifton Meador, Douglas Miles/Apache Skateboards, Shervone Neckles, Jessica Peterson, Adrian Piper, Rosae Reeder, Lisa Beth Robinson, Karina Skvirsky, Danny Tisdale, Kara Walker, Shu-Ju Wang, Carrie Mae Weems, and Lynne Yamamoto.

Film Night: Proceed and Be Bold! Feature Documentary on Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. Wednesday, August 5, 6:30 pm

Gallery Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm
Saturday, 10am-4pm
Admission to the galleries is free.

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