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400 Years Of Racism: Art Lecture on African American Painters

400 Years Of Racism: Art Lecture on African American Painters
400 Years Of Racism: Art Lecture on African American Painters

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Jan 03, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST

Online via Zoom

About the Event

Our 400 Years of Racism reading & discussion series returns for a third year in  2023, featuring a collection of fiction and poetry, curated by Folio librarian Lillian Dabney. 

Artist Sean Forester will be kicking off this year's series with a lecture on African American painters, featuring artworks by Henry Ossawa Tanner, Robert Duncanson, Augusta Savage, Aaron Douglas, Dean Mitchell, Kara Walker and Jennifer Parker, among others. Images of the paintings for the seminar can be downloaded here. Join us  and discover the work of Black American artists.

Sean Forester is a classical trained painter - realism and impressionism. The artists selected are broadly working in this tradition. Sean currently teaches traditional drawing and painting, lectures on art history and leads humanities seminars at Golden Gate Atelier. He is an art tour guide and Great Books Discussion Leader at Classical Pursuits, Toronto. He has been an art and tour guide for Art and Literature Tours of Florence, Italy for Context Travel. He was the Director of Art History, Humanities, and Composition for the Florence Academy of Art where he lectured on Art History and Pictorial Composition.

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