Oct
31

VALS: Hank Willis Thomas

Time

1:00pm

Location

VAB 1016/Perception Lab
For more information on Hank Willis Thomas, visit: hankwillisthomas.com

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HANK WILLIS THOMAS is a conceptual artist working primarily with themes related to perspective identity, commodity, media, and popular culture. His work is included in numerous public collections including the Museum of Modern Art in New York; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Brooklyn Museum, New York; the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. His collaborative projects include Question Bridge: Black Males, In Search Of The Truth (The Truth Booth), and For Freedoms, the first artist-run initiative for art and civic engagement. In 2017, For Freedoms was awarded the ICP Infinity Award for New Media and Online Platform. Thomas is also a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship (2018), the AIMIA | AGO Photography Prize (2017), the Soros Equality Fellowship (2017), and is a member of the New York City Public Design Commission.

This event is part of the Purchase College Days of Action and Dialogue.

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact

christine.attanasio@purchase.edu
Visual Arts Building, Room 2001
(914) 251-6749