Public Talks/Private Thoughts: Scholars Respond to Creating Their Own Images

Panel Discussion Thu 11 Nov 2004 4.30PM-6.30PM Sheila C. Johnson Design Center
Kellen Auditorium
Parsons The New School for Design
66 Fifth Avenue at 13th Street, Ground Floor
Free admission
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A panel discussion on the art and image of Black women, presented in conjunction with the exhibition Creating Their Own Image.

The exhibition features paintings, sculpture, photographs, and mixed-media work by 25 contemporary African-American women artists, including nine selections from the New School University's art collection. Among them are works by Emma Amos, Chakaia Booker, Elizabeth Catlett, Renée Cox, Pamela Jennings, Adrian Piper, Faith Ringgold, Lorna Simpson, Kara Walker, and Carrie Mae Weems. On view at the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, 66 Fifth Avenue, New York, until February 1, 2005.

Richard Green, Assistant Chair of Critical Studies, Parsons School of Design

Lisa E. Farrington, Core Faculty, Critical Studies, Parsons School of Design, and exhibition curator
Wendy Walters, Assistant Professor of English, the Rhode Island School of Design
Margo Humphrey, Associate Professor of Printmaking and Drawing, the University of Maryland, and artist included in the exhibition

This panel is presented in collaboration with Parsons School of Design, Parsons Department of Critical Studies, and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School.