This talk considers the history of black artists working in abstraction beginning in the 1950s to the present. In this meditation, Cassel Oliver considers how artists have engaged in abstract painting as an act of resistance, as a marker of identity, as narrative, and as innovative form.
Forest Park Traffic Alert: Saturday, September 21:
Due to The Great Forest Park Balloon Race taking place Saturday, September 21 some roads in Forest Park will be closed or will allow only one way traffic, which may result in delays and congestion. We strongly recommend that you enter Forest Park from Skinker Blvd. and turn onto Lagoon Drive. Turn right at Fine Arts Drive to access the parking lots and parking garage. Please also allow extra time to navigate the traffic in the Park.
Supported by a grant from the Trio Foundation of St. Louis.
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The Farrell Auditorium
One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park, St. Louis,