Gallery Talk

America: Insiders and Outsiders


Friday, February 7, 2020
2 – 3 pm
Exhibition Galleries

Where does identity fit into a discussion of American modern art? In this gallery talk led by Chris Gartrell, Associate Manager of Adult Programs, explore the ways in which discussions of race, ethnicity, and immigration status intersect in works by artists such as Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Ben Shahn on view in the exhibition Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art.

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Ben Shahn, Hunger, 1946. Tempera on board, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University, Advancing American Art Collection, 1948.1.31

Artwork © Estate of Ben Shahn / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York