Abstract Politics

Abstract Politics: A Conversation on the History of Exhibiting and Collecting Abstract Art

This panel discussion will feature artist Kevin Beasley MFA ’12; Susan Cahan, Dean of Arts in Yale College and author of “Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power”; Pamela J. Joyner, collector and philanthropist; Courtney J. Martin PhD ’09, Assistant Professor of History of Art & Architecture at Brown University and editor of “Four Generations: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art”; and artist William T. Williams MFA ’68.

The event is co-sponsored by Yale Alumni Art League, the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale, the Yale Center for British Art, and the Yale University Art Gallery. Supported in part by the Rhoda Pritzker Fund for Lectures on Modern British Art.