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Southwest School of Art

300 Augusta
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States

December 2019

Visiting Artist Talk: Amanda Hunt

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Southwest School of Art, 300 Augusta
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Amanda Hunt is Director of Education and Public Programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and co-curator of the 2019 Desert X Biennial in Palm Springs. Past appointments include Associate Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, and Curator at LAXART, Los Angeles, where she helped coordinate the 2012 Pacific Standard Time Public Art and Performance Festival for the Getty Research Institute, and Made in L.A. 2012, the Hammer Museum’s first Los Angeles biennial. At the…

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Re/Devaluing Colorism: Intersections of Skin Color and Currency

December 13, 2019 - April 5, 2020
Southwest School of Art, 300 Augusta
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Opening reception: Friday, December 13, 5:30-7:30 On display: December 13 - April 5 Guest curated by Aissatou Sidime-Blanton Re/Devaluing Colorism: Intersections of Skin Color and Currency addresses questions of skin color in historic and contemporary social hierarchies. Colorism, as a discriminatory impulse, has a long history and is evident across cultures and countries. This group exhibition comprised of ethnically and socio-economically diverse female artists will respond to this phenomenon and its deleterious outcomes ranging from self-loathing to the sexualization of…

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