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  • Wed
    24
    Feb
    2021

    Art Talk: Margaret Vendryes, Art Historian, Artist, & Curator

    5:00 pm@Online

    In addition to the many artists the Department of Art & Art History invites to campus through student organizations they also have an established visiting artist program called Art Talks. This program creates access to artists via webcam and in-person lectures, and it provides students access to keep pace with critical thought, contemporary artistic practice, and emerging technology used in cultural production today.

    February 24, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Margaret Vendryes, Art Historian, Artist, and Curator | mrvendryes.com

    Margaret Rose Vendryes entered the faculty of York College and The Graduate Center in 2000. She is the author of Barthé, A Life in Sculpture (2008). Vendryes returned to York College, in 2013, as Distinguished Lecturer in Fine Arts and Director of the York College Fine Arts Gallery after a seven-year absence during which she established a successful studio practice. As a visual artist, Vendryes is best known for her painting series The African Diva Project which merges African masks with commercial images of popular black women soloists. She is currently Chair of the Department of Performing and Fine Arts.

    Zoom Meeting Information
    Register in advance for this meeting:
    https://olemiss.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpcOCopzIuGtYAKPHbQp7w8c0Jkd8KQy2a
    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.