Private Tour of Kerry James Marshall at Met Breuer
NADA Members are invited for an exclusive tour of Kerry James Marshall: Mastry led by Ian Alteveer, Associate Curator in The Met’s Department of Modern and Contemporary Art.
November 7, 2016, 2:00pm
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This major monographic exhibition is the largest museum retrospective to date of the work of American artist Kerry James Marshall (born 1955). Encompassing nearly 80 works—including 72 paintings—that span the artist’s remarkable 35-year career, it reveals Marshall’s practice to be one that synthesizes a wide range of pictorial traditions to counter stereotypical representations of black people in society and reassert the place of the black figure within the canon of Western painting.
The exhibition is made possible by the Ford Foundation, Kenneth and Rosalind Landis, and the H. Tony and Marti Oppenheimer Foundation. Additional support is provided by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. It is organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Kerry James Marshall
Untitled (Studio), 2014
Acrylic on PVC panels
83 5/16 x 119 ¼ in
Courtesy: The Metropolitan Museum of Art