Diana Tuite, Katz Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and exhibition curator of Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine, will be one of the featured speakers at this virtual program, organized by the New York Studio School. Their Evening Lecture Series is free and open to the public. Registration for this program is available here.
Alongside Diana Tuite, the featured speakers are:
Adrienne L. Childs is an art historian and curator. She is an adjunct curator at The Phillips Collection and associate of the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. She curated the exhibition Riffs and Relations: African American Artists and the European Modernist Tradition, 2020, at the Phillips Collection. Her current book project is Ornamental Blackness: The Black Figure in European Decorative Arts, forthcoming from Yale University Press.
Naudline Pierre lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Her paintings draw from fantasy and iconography to conjure a mysterious alternate world full of characters that often interact in tender ways. Pierre received an M.F.A. from New York Academy of Art, and a B.F.A. from Andrews University. In 2021, her work is the subject of a major solo exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art and will be featured in Prospect.5 New Orleans.
This program is the third in a three-week series of talks that connect to the exhibition Bob Thompson: This House is Mine.