Vec­tor­ing from the vis­ual

Lec­tures in con­junc­tion with Man Ray, African Art, and the Mod­ernist Lens

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Tues­day, Feb. 9, 12:30 p.m. So­nia Gip­son Rankin, as­so­ciate di­rec­tor, UNM Africana Stud­ies, “My Black Is Beau­ti­ful: The Quest to Change the Rep­re­sen­ta­tion of Black­Women in the Me­dia” Feb. 16, 5:30 p.m. Kather­ineWare, cu­ra­tor of photography, New Mex­ico Mu­seum of Art, “In the Beginning: Man Ray in New York” Feb. 25, 11:30 a.m. Kirsten Buick, as­sis­tant pro­fes­sor of art his­tory, UNM Art & Art His­tory Depart­ment, “Whose Africa? Aes­thetic Ap­pro­pri­a­tions as Counter-Nar­ra­tives Dur­ing the Har­lem Re­nais­sance” March 9, 2 p.m. Wal­ter Put­nam, pro­fes­sor of French, UNM Depart­ment of For­eign Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures, “Amer­i­cans in Paris: Lee and Man, Man and Lee” April 6, 5:30 p.m. Pa­tri­cia Leighton, pro­fes­sor, Duke Uni­ver­sity Depart­ment of Art, Art His­tory, and Vis­ual Stud­ies, “A ‘ Ra­tio­nale of Ug­li­ness’: Prim­i­tivism, Cu­bism, and Its Au­di­ence” March 23, 5:30 p.m. Wendy Gross­man, exhibit cu­ra­tor, “ Man Ray, African Art, and the Mod­ernist Lens: Fram­ing the Dis­course” All talks take place at The Uni­ver­sity of New Mex­ico Art Mu­seum and are free and open to the pub­lic.

Si­mone Kahn (with Van­u­atu male fig­ure, East­ern Malekula), circa 1927, gelatin sil­ver print, Col­lec­tion of Ed­munde Treil­lard © Man Ray Trust/Artists Rights So­ci­ety (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris

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