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