Visual Arts

Visual Arts

In this Break This Down, Hutchinson discusses the historical and cultural issues raised in cataloging and exhibiting America’s indigenous cultural treasures.

We spoke to the director and chairs of each department, who shared what makes the end-of-year shows and performances by students in art, music, and theatre special.

Mary Sibande — one of the most significant contemporary South African artists and a major voice in the intersectional dialogue on race, culture, and labor — is this year’s Virginia C. Gildersleeve Professor. 

Conversation with Mary Sibande and Kellie Jones: Thursday, April 25, 5–6 PM at Faculty House, President's Ballroom.

Exhibition Reception: Thursday, April 25, 6–8 PM, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, 310 Dodge Hall, 2960 Broadway

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Research in African American Studies, Barnard College Departments of Art History and Africana Studies, the Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research at Columbia University and a Humanities New York Action Grant.

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