Saturday, April 25, 2020
East Building, SECU Auditorium
In light of Governor Cooper’s state of emergency declaration and recommendations regarding large gatherings, this event has been postponed.
Artists Luke Miller Buchanan, Celia Johnson, Carmen Neely, Barbara Campbell Thomas, and Antoine Williams talk with moderator Lien Truong about their artistic practices and connections to themes in contemporary painting. The panel of artists, diverse in materials, techniques, and content, discusses the special qualities inherent to paint and the influences that have affected the development of their making with the medium.
How does painting continue to stay fresh and inventive among "trendier" mediums? What are the special qualities inherent to painting that make it persevere and remain on the front burner? This group of artists, diverse in materials, techniques, and content, addresses these questions through the perspective of their individual work and studio practice
This spring at the NCMA, go around the globe with five exhibitions: one ticket gives you access to North Carolina painters, the beauty of Senegalese jewelry, site-specific indoor and outdoor installations by New York artist Leonardo Drew, and works by Thai artist Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook.
EVENTS IN THIS SERIES: