3rd Thursdays @ the Snite: Artist Talk by Willie Cole Identity, Representation, and Transformation

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Artist Willie ColeArtist Willie Cole

“Once you can see beyond the obvious, you’re in a whole new way of living.”

-Willie Cole

 

This artist talk is in conjunction with Cole’s exhibition Making Everything Out of Anything.  Cole uses everyday household objects—irons, ironing boards, women’s shoes, hair dryers, bicycle parts—to create works that explore African-American history, consumerism, economics, contemporary politics, gender, and race.  He has been referred to as an  “urban archaeologist,” for exploring universal and cultural concepts through these common, often discarded materials.

 

All 3rd Thursdays @ the Snite are  are free and open to all.  Museum galleries and exhibitions are also open.

 

Free shuttle 4:45-7:45 p.m. from Compton Family Ice Arena lot to Museum or park in B1 or C1 lots south of Stadium and walk to Museum.

 

Friends Member Benefits
If you are a Friends member, stop by the Visitor Desk during any 3rd Thursday program to receive a voucher from Rohr’s at the Morris Inn for $2 off any pizza and a special new concoction, the Snite Museum of ARTini, for $8.  Not yet a Friend?  Join today!

Originally published at sniteartmuseum.nd.edu.

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