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Activist artists Jae Jarrell and Wadsworth Jarrell
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Hood Auditorium
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Hood Museum of Art
Intended Audiences: Public
Categories: Arts , Exhibitions , Lectures & Seminars

15 October, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.
Hood Museum of Art Auditorium
Activist artists Jae Jarrell and Wadsworth Jarrell, founding members of the Chicago collective AfriCOBRA, formed in 1968, will share its philosophy and their art in this special program facilitated by Rebecca Zorach, Professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Chicago. Two works by Jae Jarrell appear the exhibition Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties. A reception will follow in Kim Gallery.

Image caption: Jae Jarrell, Urban Wall Suit, ca. 1969, sewn and painted cotton and silk, two-piece suit. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of R. M. Atwater, Anna Wolfrom Dove, Alice Fiebiger, Joseph Fiebiger, Belle Campbell Harriss, and Emma L. Hyde, by exchange; Designated Purchase Fund, Mary Smith Dorward Fund, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, and Carll H. de Silver Fund, 2012.80.16. © Jae Jarrell

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