Distinguished Lecture Conversation: Deborah Roberts & Connie Choi

Thursday, December 15, 2022

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Chiego Lecture Hall

(includes Museum & special exhibition admission): Members & Military $10; not-yet Members $15; Free for students and recipients of WIC/SNAP/MAP courtesy of Museums for All. 

Deborah Roberts, True believer (detail), 2020. Collage on canvas. Collection of the McNay Art Museum, Museum purchase with the Helen and Everett H. Jones Purchase Fund, 2021.43. © Deborah Roberts

Distinguished Lecture Conversation: Deborah Roberts & Connie Choi

Thursday, December 15, 2022

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Chiego Lecture Hall

(includes Museum & special exhibition admission): Members & Military $10; not-yet Members $15; Free for students and recipients of WIC/SNAP/MAP courtesy of Museums for All. 

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When you look at my work, you have to look at every part of the face and make something out of those fragments.
–Deborah Roberts

Blending techniques of collage and painting, artist Deborah Roberts centers Black youth in power and vulnerability, heroism, and insecurity. Roberts digs deep into histories of art, history, and popular culture creating work that reflects the unsettled past, make demands of the present, and suggest hope for the future. Roberts is joined in conversation by curator and writer Connie Choi, the Studio Museum, Harlem.

Registration required; space is limited. This conversation takes place in person. 

This lecture is a program of the Louis A. and Frances B. Wagner Lecture Series.

Deborah Roberts, Artist
Photo by Moyo Oyelola
Connie Choi
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