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Telfair presents the annual Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture as a panel discussion with three noted contemporary artists featured in the exhibition, Brittney Leeanne Williams, David Antonio Cruz, and Elizabeth Colomba, in conversation with Monique Long, the show’s curator.

Three artists from Elegies will discuss the autobiographical elements in their work in relationship to land and personal narrative. Elizabeth Colomba and David Antonio Cruz live and work in New York City. Brittney Leeanne Williams lives and works in Los Angeles

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Elegies: Still Lifes in Contemporary Art

Elegies: Still Lifes in Contemporary Art is a group exhibition bringing together an international collection of artists who have disrupted or extended the traditional presentation of still lifes. The artists have appropriated the genre in order to create works within a framework of Black diasporic identities, histories, and collective experiences. Their works are expressed through various mediums, including painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, performance, and installation.
exhibition

Elegies: Still Lifes in Contemporary Art

Elegies: Still Lifes in Contemporary Art is a group exhibition bringing together an international collection of artists who have disrupted or extended the traditional presentation of still lifes. The artists have appropriated the genre in order to create works within a framework of Black diasporic identities, histories, and collective experiences. Their works are expressed through various mediums, including painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, performance, and installation.