Posts Tagged ‘Hank Willis Thomas’

From the Archives – The Anti-Spectacle Generation

Leslie Hewitt, "Make it Plain, (2 of 5)", 2006.

Today, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we bring you Catherine Wagley’s review of the exhibition After 1968: Contemporary Artists and the Civil Rights Legacy. Following the author’s analysis of generational differences in attitudes towards protesting, it’s clear that although the featured artists came of age in a world devoid of Dr. King, the impact of his life’s work nonetheless resounded powerfully. This article[…..]

PROGENY II: ON ART, FAMILY, RACE, and CULTURE

From October 8th, 2010 through January 23rd 2011, The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture in Charlotte, North Carolina, presents an exhibition by two creative duos of mother and son artists entitled Progeny Two: Deb Willis and Hank Willis Thomas and Fo Wilson and Dayo. This exhibition is an exploration of the creative process per se and the context of social and[…..]

The Anti-Spectacle Generation

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley The Pew Research Center caused a stir this week when it released a study portraying The Millennials, those who came of age during the first decade of the 21st Century, as the most even-tempered generation in recent history. Unlike the Baby Boomers and Gen X-ers, The Millennials have sidestepped almost all reactionary[…..]