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Empty Columns are a Place to Dream: Monuments as Community at the Intersection of Art and History

A lecture by Ric Kadour, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Arts Curatorial Fellow Monuments are ubiquitous in the landscape. Common and omnipresent, they blend into the background and go unnoticed until someone points them out. In recent years, monuments have become flashpoints of cultural controversy across the globe. Debates about monuments in the U.S. have […]

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“Dangerous Landscapes” Exhibit, Reception, and Panel Discussion at the UA Gallery

The University of Alabama Gallery and the Collaborative Arts Research Initiative are proud to present the exhibition, Dangerous Landscapes: Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Progress in the Age of Climate Change, August 6 through September 24, 2021, the UA Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts center in downtown Tuscaloosa. A First Friday reception will be held on […]

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Dr Green’s Students Open Art Exhibit: “Mecca”

On March 2nd, our own Dr. Sharony Green opened an art exhibit curated by students in her “Gender, Race, and Urban Space” graduate course. The exhibit, entitled “Mecca: Atlanta, Harlem, Miami, and Beyond” reflect the students’ interrogation of these cities as cultural “Meccas” for certain groups, in particular people of African descent. The exhibit is […]

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