CONVERSATIONS: AMONG FRIENDS
FEATURING ARTISTS SENZENI MARASELA, VUYILE VOYIYA, AND SUE WILLIAMSON
WITH RIASON NAIDOO, DIRECTOR, SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL GALLERY
TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011
7:00 PM PROGRAM | 8:15 PM RECEPTION
DOORS OPEN AT 6:45
This evening's program presents a conversation between artists Senzeni Marasela, Vuyile Voyiya, and Sue Williamson, moderated by Riason Naidoo, Director, South African National Gallery, and featuring an introduction by Judy Hecker, Assistant Curator, Department of Prints and Illustrated Books, and organizer of Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now. Following the program, guests are invited to continue the conversation and meet the participants at an intimate reception in The Agnes Gund Garden Lobby. Wine generously provided by Harlem Vintage.
Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now, on view through August 14 in The Paul J. Sachs Prints and Illustrated Books Galleries, presents nearly 80 prints, posters, books, and wall stencils created over the last five decades that demonstrate the exceptional reach, range, and impact of printed art in South Africa during and after a period of enormous upheaval. Drawn entirely from the Museumís collection, this exhibition includes recent projects by Senzeni Marasela and Vuyile Voyiya, as well as a seminal work from the 1990s by Sue Williamson. Read more at MoMA.org/southafrica.
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