"The Harp" Augusta Savage

African American Art and Artists

HART234-01

Start Date

07/08

Time

10am–1pm

Format

Remote

End Date

08/07

Meeting Day

Mondays and Wednesdays

Credits

3

This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Live meetings

Art produced by African Americans are cornerstones of the North American art canon.   From African cultural retentions evident in the few material remnants of enslaved 19th-century Africans in the United States to the modernisms and postmodernisms of the 21st Century, this course investigates the lives and art of notable African American artists who have documented the evolution of African American life and identity in the visual arts.

This online/remote class uses the Zoom platform and Moodle.

Petra Szilagyi is an installation artist and scholar working at the intersection of materiality and the supernatural. They have exhibited commissioned works at Mass MoCA, Socrates Sculpture Park, the Wassaic Project, and throughout the United States. An acolyte of Buddhism and Ifa, they have been an artist as well as a spiritual resident at PerforCraze … Read more