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“Conjure: Art and the Black Supernatural” Global Speed: Otherworldly with Bridget Cooks

April 5 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Global Speed: Otherworldly with professor Bridget Cooks

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Conjure: Art and the Black Supernatural

In this presentation, Cooks will discuss expressions of faith and the supernatural in art featured in the game changing exhibitions Supernatural America: The Paranormal in American Art, Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch, and beyond.

Following the lecture, join us for an intimate dinner with Bridget Cooks, Museum Director Raphaela Platow, and members of the Speed’s curatorial and senior leadership teams. Tickets are $75. PURCHASE TICKETS

About the Speaker

Bridget R. Cooks is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History and the Department of African American Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses on African American artists, Black visual culture, and museum criticism. Cooks has worked in museum education and has curated several exhibitions including, Grafton Tyler Brown: Exploring California, (2018) (Pasadena Museum of California Art; Ernie Barnes: A Retrospective at the California African American Museum (2019) (CAAM) and the nationally touring exhibition. The Black Index.

She is author of the book Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum (University of Massachusetts Press, 2011). Some of her other publications can be found in Afterall, Afterimage, American Studies, Aperture, and American Quarterly. She is currently completing her next book titled, Norman Rockwell: The Civil Rights Paintings.

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Date:
April 5
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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