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September 2019

Charles White: Celebrating the Gordon Gift

September 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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One of two exhibitions on acclaimed American artist Charles White at UT this fall, Charles White: Celebrating the Gordon Gift features drawings, color lithographs, album covers, and more by Charles White as well as works by those in his circle. Born in 1918 in Chicago, White dedicated his life and artistic practice to creating a visual archive of the Black experience in the United States. Fighting against widely circulating racist and grotesque representations of Black people, White created images of African Americans endowed…

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