Wei Dong (Chinese, b. 1968); Kite Flying, 1995; ink and color on paper. Gift of Red Rock Studio, Hong Kong, A Williams Alumnus. Courtesy of the artist. (M.2007.20.23)
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Kerry James Marshall to Deliver the Annual Plonsker Family Lecture in Contemporary Art this Thursday!

An internationally recognized artist, Kerry James Marshall employs a broad range of art historical references from Renaissance painting to black folk art to comic books to create complex and dramatic works often on a large scale. His art explores contemporary issues in urban America and highlights the invisibility of African Americans in the history of Western art. He draws upon aspects of African-American popular culture in his paintings, sculptures and installations, reflecting the social and political context of his upbringing….

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