The Serious Fun of Robert Colescott | Virtual Lecture

Art History Lectures with Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, May 13 – Thursday, May 13, 2021

Pre-recorded Lecture Release
Thursday, May 13, 2021

Live Q&A
Thursday, May 20, 2021

Robert Colescott reimagined famous works of art, like Leutze’s Washington Crossing the Delaware or Picasso’s Demoiselles d’Avignon, as populated with African-American stereotypes and everyday people. His funny, often raunchy paintings are deeply thought-provoking as well.


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Members: $55
Non-members: $85

Individual Tickets
Members: $6.50
Non-members: $9


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