Mark Bradford & Julie Mehretu in Conversation
@ School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Opening Monday, November 8th, from 6:30PM - 7:45PM
Join us live for a virtual conversation with artists Mark Bradford and Julie Mehretu followed by an audience Q&A.
The live conversation, originally scheduled for November 2, has been rescheduled to Monday, November 8 from 6:30–7:45 p.m. CT.
Link to join via Zoom: https://saic-edu.zoom.us/j/87984820667
Mark Bradford and Julie Mehretu are internationally acclaimed artists who explore the natural and built environment, imagined spaces, and urban geography. Their artwork reveals the complex and overlapping systems that shape public spaces and the ways in which race and class impact the layout of our cities. Bradford and Mehretu are amongst the 29 MacArthur Fellows included in the multivenue exhibition Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40 organized by the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, which uses the idea of “the commons” to explore the current sociopolitical moment. This conversation will be moderated by Romi Crawford, PhD, chair and professor in the Visual and Critical Studies department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
This program is presented in partnership with the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, in conjunction with the multipartner, multivenue exhibition Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40.
This event will be live captioned by Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services. For additional access requests, including ASL interpretation or audio description, visit saic.edu/access.
Image: Julie Mehretu, Ghosthymm (after the Raft), 2019–2021, ink and acrylic on canvas, 144 x 180 inches. Private Collection. Photo: Tom Powel Imaging. Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York. © Julie Mehretu
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