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Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Theaster Gates Connects with Japanese Ceramics

Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Theaster Gates Connects with Japanese Ceramics

An esteemed artist and teacher, Theaster Gates is coordinator of arts programming at the University of Chicago. Recent exhibitions include Speaking of Passage, Life After Qualls at the South Side Community Art Center, and the performance Dave: Neo-Slave Narratives and Contemporary Black Identity-I Made This Pot, in Paris. In this lecture, hear Gates speak about how his artwork connects to Japanese ceramics.



Theaster Gates
November 3, 2007

16th century, 17th century, African American, American, Asia, authenticity, ceramics, Chicago, inspiration, Japanese, politics, technique
Audio

Education

High School, Middle School

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