Artist Conversation: Jack Whitten's Legacy with Artist Melvin Edwards and Senior Curator Katy Siegel

April 29 · 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Free
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Join acclaimed sculptor Melvin Edwards and curator of Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017 Katy Siegel in the BMA's Meyerhoff Auditorium for a thought-provoking conversation on the art and legacy of Jack Whitten. Edwards and Siegel will reflect on Whitten’s career of over 50 years creating innovative paintings and sculptures and his impact on the trajectory of social abstraction. They will also discuss his significance to the next generation of artists and the role that African art has played in both Whitten’s and Edwards’s practices.

Left: Katy Siegel. Right: Melvin Edwards, 2012. Courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York

Join Katy Siegel, curator of the exhibition Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017 for a thought-provoking conversation with acclaimed sculptor Melvin Edwards on the art and legacy of Jack Whitten.

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