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Curatorial Conversation: Julie McGee and Michael Rooks

David Driskell
Self-Portrait, 1953
Oil on board
Collection of the Estate of David C. Driskell, Maryland

6:00 pm –7:00 pm

Special curatorial conversation examining the High’s exhibition David Driskell: Icons of Nature and History. Art historian and exhibition curator Julie McGee will join Michael Rooks, the High’s Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, to discuss the work and Driskell’s lasting contributions to the art world.

Julie McGee, an art historian with specialties in African American art and contemporary African art, has published widely on contemporary African American art and South African art, with particular focus on artist and museum praxis. She is Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Art History at the University of Delaware and director at the Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center College of Arts & Sciences.

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