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Black face portraiture featured at Beloit College
BELOIT, Wis. — Looking Ahead: Portraits from the Mott-Warsh Collection opens at Beloit College’s Wright Museum Tuesday, Nov. 20.
Featuring the black face in representational and conceptual portraiture, Looking Ahead examines the social, political and culture nuances of the black face and head in fine art and popular visual culture.
A variety of media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture by acclaimed artists such as Robert Arneson, Romare Bearden and Chuck Close will be showcased.
Looking Ahead is the first show in the newly established George S. Parker Exhibition Fund. The exhibit takes place from Nov. 20 to Jan. 22, 2013, in the Wright Museum of Art’s Hollensteiner Gallery.
The Wright Museum of Art, at the corner of Prospect Street and Bushnell Street, is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
For more about Looking Ahead, contact James Pearson, collections manager/exhibition coordinator, at (608) 363-2095 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
From the Nov. 14-20, 2012, issue