ART + ISSUES: POWER OF ART AS LIFE

  • Hunter Museum of American Art 10 Bluff View Ave Chattanooga, TN, 37403 United States

How does an affluent mid century artist from the Northeast depict “exotic” island cultures? And does that artist’s gender and race matter and take a role in that depiction? How do you experience faces and cultures different from your own? As we explore a 20th century painting we’ll see how artists can depict stereotypes and deeper realities and ultimately find themselves as they explore other cultures. And in turn we’ll discover how we as viewers visiting the culture through the artists eyes, experience the work in the lens of our own personal identities.

Join Josiah Golson, attorney, artist and founder of “the 800 project," as we explore these ideas and more.  Like all art + issues programs, this evening is free and open to the public.