- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
- Education in Illinois making slow progress, according to report
- Illinois GOP Congressional delegation: Obama’s immigration plan undermines rule of law
- Suspect, 17, charged in Halloween hit-and-run in Roscoe
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing president to retire
- Man found guilty in deadly August 2013 crash at Mulford and Garrett Lane
- ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21
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 email@example.com.
From the Nov. 14-20, 2012, issue