How, When, and Why African Art Came to New York

Yaëlle Biro and Jack Flam

Friday 08 February, 2013
6 - 7pm, $0

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue, Uris Center for Education (Sacerdote Lecture Hall)

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Explore the complex circumstances surrounding the reception of African art by writers, intellectuals, and artists such as Charles Sheeler in New York during the 1910s and 1920s.

Yaëlle Biro, Assistant Curator, Department of Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, MMA

Jack Flam, President and CEO, The Dedalus Foundation, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Art and Art History, Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York

Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Uris Center for Education Show location on map

This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde.
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