Fall Arts Preview 2022: Museum Shows You Won’t Want to Miss
Explore African American studies through the 19th century utilitarian wares of Old Edgefield District, South Carolina. The exhibit features works made by Edgefield artists including Theaster Gates, Adebunmi Gbadebo, Simone Leigh, Woody De Othello, and Robert Pruitt. Featuring around 50 ceramic items, including large vessels created by poet David Drake and the enslaved people of the region. The earthenware objects showcase the material expertise, artistry, and stories of the enslaved who created them. The work translates their lived experiences of America's inhumane period of slavery, and is the first pottery exhibition on this subject matter to display in the Northeast.
September 27, 2022