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Richmond Barthé: Harlem Renaissance Sculptor

PRIDE Week Curator’s Tour

Barthé with Stevedore, 1937. Photo: Rex Madsen and Jimmie Daniels Collection, Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, LA

 

For African American sculptor Richmond Barthé (1901–1989), the path to professional success included struggles against poverty, racism, and homophobia. Join Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator Alex Mann for an exhibition tour and discussion about how this Barthé’s artwork reflects deeply personal and poignant dreams and desires.

This event is free with museum admission.

 

 

 

This event is presented in collaboration with the First City Pride Center.

 

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Richmond Barthé: Harlem Renaissance Sculptor

Jepson Center
Telfair celebrates Richmond Barthé (1901–1989), one of the foremost African American artists of the 20th century, with an exhibition of two dozen of his finest bronze statues, including elegant depictions of dancers, workers, religious figures, and icons in Black history.
exhibition

Richmond Barthé: Harlem Renaissance Sculptor

Jepson Center
Telfair celebrates Richmond Barthé (1901–1989), one of the foremost African American artists of the 20th century, with an exhibition of two dozen of his finest bronze statues, including elegant depictions of dancers, workers, religious figures, and icons in Black history.
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