Presented by Tom Williams 

Wednesday, March 1
Focus on Jeffrey Gibson

This class will focus on multiplicity and identity in contemporary art. Beginning with Gibson’s blending of different aesthetic traditions as a vision of a pluralist future, this class will discuss contemporary artists who have forged new sensibilities and imagined alternative worlds by working between and across different cultures and social practices.

At the end of the course, participants can visit the galleries with Tom Williams during an in-person meetup. 

About Tom Williams

Tom Williams is an art historian based in Nashville. He has taught at the School of Visual Arts, the Museum of Modern Art, Watkins College of Art, and elsewhere. He is currently teaching at Belmont University. His writings have appeared in Art in AmericaGrey Room, and other publications. Since 2013, he has co-facilitated an art workshop in the Death Row unit of Riverbend Maximum Security Institution, and he has co-curated (with Robin Paris) exhibitions of prisoners’ art, including Life After Death and Elsewhere at apexart in New York City.

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