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Messages, meanings, movements—how does art history help us understand our world? Join curators, historians, artists, musicians and filmmakers as they explore art and its histories in a search for our shared humanity. Download the programs, then visit us on the National Mall or at www.nga.gov, where you can explore many of the works of art mentioned.

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Messages, meanings, movements—how does art history help us understand our world? Join curators, historians, artists, musicians and filmmakers as they explore art and its histories in a search for our shared humanity. Download the programs, then visit us on the National Mall or at www.nga.gov, where you can explore many of the works of art mentioned.

    Season 2, Episode 8: Sonia De Los Santos and Auguste Renoir’s “Young Spanish Woman with a Guitar”

    Season 2, Episode 8: Sonia De Los Santos and Auguste Renoir’s “Young Spanish Woman with a Guitar”

    Guitarist Sonia De Los Santos hails from Mexico, where as a child she was exposed to different musical influences. In Auguste Renoir’s “Young Spanish Woman with a Guitar,” De Los Santos sees echoes of her younger self. Her song “Sueña” is an ode to dreams.
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    Season 2, Episode 7: Maria Schneider and George Bellows’s “The Lone Tenement”

    Season 2, Episode 7: Maria Schneider and George Bellows’s “The Lone Tenement”

    Maria Schneider composed “Bulería, Soleá y Rumba” in the wake of a cancer diagnosis. Inspired by American artists such as Robert Henri and George Bellows, Schneider discusses “art for life’s sake” that tells a story of people—like the evocative figures in Bellows’s The Lone Tenement.

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    Season 2: Episode 6: Delfeayo Marsalis and Hawkins Bolden’s “Untitled”

    Season 2: Episode 6: Delfeayo Marsalis and Hawkins Bolden’s “Untitled”

    This work reminds jazz trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis of the proud, hard-working generations that raised him. A history of struggle may suggest the minor key, but Marsalis ultimately chose upbeat music to celebrate those who fought and made it work.

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    John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art and Community Celebration 2022: Afro-Atlantic Histories, Session III: “Blackness is not peripheral to the American project; it is the foundation”

    John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art and Community Celebration 2022: Afro-Atlantic Histories, Session III: “Blackness is not peripheral to the American project; it is the foundation”

    Clint Smith, Renée Stout, and Hank Willis Thomas present on the role of history and memory in shaping American culture and identity. This is the third talk of the three-part series "John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art: Afro-Atlantic Histories," which gathers literary and visual artists to reflect on how art responds to and shapes both official and overlooked narratives wrought by the transatlantic slave trade and its legacies. Watch the entire video by Hank Willis Thomas titled “A Person is More Important Than Anything Else…,” commissioned by NY Live Arts for the Year of James Baldwin: https://hankwillisthomas.com/WORKS/Video/2
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    John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art and Community Celebration 2022: Afro-Atlantic Histories, Session II: “I built this altar for them”: Mining the Archives to Uplift Untold Stories

    John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art and Community Celebration 2022: Afro-Atlantic Histories, Session II: “I built this altar for them”: Mining the Archives to Uplift Untold Stories

    Erica Buddington, Nona Faustine, and Honorée Fanonne Jeffers present archival research–based practices that create and uplift missing narratives. This is the second talk of the three-part series "John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art: Afro-Atlantic Histories," which gathers literary and visual artists to reflect on how art responds to and shapes both official and overlooked narratives wrought by the transatlantic slave trade and its legacies. Watch the video: https://youtu.be/36aA_Mg7IZA

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    John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art and Community Celebration 2022: Afro-Atlantic Histories, Session I: “the afterlife of slavery”

    John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art and Community Celebration 2022: Afro-Atlantic Histories, Session I: “the afterlife of slavery”

    Artists Rosana Paulino and Cameron Rowland explore the lasting legacy of slavery in their works of art. This is the first talk of the three-part series "John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art: Afro-Atlantic Histories," which gathers literary and visual artists to reflect on how art responds to and shapes both official and overlooked narratives wrought by the transatlantic slave trade and its legacies.
    Watch the lecture: https://youtu.be/5n90V4Acg_w

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
88 Ratings

88 Ratings

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Exellent subject and material marred by very poor speaker. Peter Humfrey would benefit from some 'presentation' training.

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