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Visual Revolution: The Art of Emory Douglas

Part of Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia

Join us for an intimate conversation with artist Emory Douglas, former minister of culture for the Black Panther Party in 1967. During its active years he served as the art director, overseeing the design and layout of the party’s weekly newspaper.

Part of Penumbra’s Let’s Talk series hosted by co-artistic director Sarah Bellamy, the evening includes insights by Roger Cummings, Juxtaposition Arts artistic director; artist and scholar Colette Gaiter, University of Delaware; and Nisa Mackie, director and curator of education and public programs at the Walker. Visit the Penumbra Theatre website for more information.

Copresented with Penumbra Theatre in partnership with Juxtaposition Arts.

Funding

Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia is organized by the Walker Art Center, and assembled with the assistance of the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. The exhibition is made possible by generous support from the Martin and Brown Foundation, the Prospect Creek Foundation, Annette and John Whaley, and Audrey and Zygi Wilf. Support for the exhibition catalogue is provided by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of Walker Art Center publications. Media partner Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

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