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CMA, 2015.82

Cumulo (detail), 2014. Sanford Biggers (American, b. 1970). Spray paint, interior paint, fabric-treated acrylic paint; 182.8 x 189.2 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of Agnes Gund, 2015.82. © Sanford Biggers

Affinity Group Virtual Talk: Currents and Constellations: Black Art in Focus

Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual Event

About The Event

Join Key Jo Lee, director of academic affairs and associate curator of special projects, for a virtual talk on her exhibition Currents and Constellations: Black Art in Focus, on view now in the Julia and Larry Pollock Focus Gallery through June 26.

Currents and Constellations: Black Art in Focus puts art from the CMA’s permanent collection in conversation with a vanguard of emerging and mid-career Black artists, as each explores the fundaments of art making, embracing and challenging art history. The exhibition includes works by Sanford Biggers, Elizabeth Catlett, Richard Hunt, Dawoud Bey, Lorna Simpson, Jack Whitten, Darius Steward, Kenturah Davis, Mario Moore, and Torkwase Dyson, among others—thus placing Black American art and artists at the center of a conversation about the relevance of art to life and the relevance of art history to contemporary artists.

Contemporary Art Society and Friends of African and African American Art members will receive a digital invitation. 

To join an Affinity Group and to learn more, click here.

Made possible with support from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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All exhibitions at the Cleveland Museum of Art are underwritten by the CMA Fund for Exhibitions. Generous annual support is provided by an anonymous supporter, Dick Blum (deceased) and Harriet Warm, Dr. Ben H. and Julia Brouhard, Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Chapman Jr., the Jeffery Wallace Ellis Trust in memory of Lloyd H. Ellis Jr., Leigh and Andy Fabens, Michael Frank in memory of Patricia Snyder, the Sam J. Frankino Foundation, Janice Hammond and Edward Hemmelgarn, Eva and Rudolf Linnebach, William S. and Margaret F. Lipscomb, Tim O’Brien and Breck Platner, Anne H. Weil, and the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art.