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Art, Race, and Thomas Hart Benton (zoom)

Thu, Feb 17 2022
7:00pm - 8:00pm Central
Virtual Branch
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Age Group
For adults

 

Presenter
Steve Sitton
Virtual Event

 

Benton was one of the first artists to paint African-American life, labor, culture, and inequality. This challenging program explores Benton’s attitudes towards race, especially compared to the time period in which he was working. Warning – some of the images and topics may be uncomfortable for some viewers. Program registration will close 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Participants will be emailed a Zoom access code 15 minutes before the start of the program. So please include your email in the registration. Please note: You must sign into the room prior to the start of the program. Admittance to the classroom will close five minutes after the program's start time. Space is limited.

 

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