The Wednesdays in Wadhams Lecture Series at the Wadhams Free Library is starting up again next week!
Wednesday, October 3rd at 7:30
An illustrated talk by Charles Russell
“In Love and Struggle: The Art of Thornton Dial.”
Charles Russell, a Westport resident, is Professor Emeritus of English and American Studies at Rutgers University, Newark, where he directed the graduate American Studies program and was Associate Director of the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience. He recently published Groundwaters: A Century of Art by Self-Taught and Outsider Artists. (Wadhams Free Library)
Join the audience for the FREE illustrated presentation followed by time for questions and discussion.
Who is Thornton Dial?
Thornton Dial is a self-taught artist that has produced works by combining paint and found materials to “weave together interpretations of history and politics in the United States” (wiki).
Dial will be the subject of a solo exhibit at the Fleming Museum of the University of Vermont in Burlington from September 25 to Dec 14, 2012.
Call 518-962-8717 with any questions about the Wadhams Lecture Series. Or check out the library’s website.
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