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$8 (BHMVA members $5)

Join us for “The Queen Songs of Murry DePillars,” a lecture featuring Dr. Michael D. Harris. Harris will discuss the artistry of Murry DePillars and how DePillars’ “double vision” enabled him to look back to Africa to examine contemporary life in America.

 About Michael D. Harris, Ph.D.

Dr. Michael D. Harris is one of very few people working as an artist, an art historian, and a curator on a national and international level.

Dr. Harris was named to the list of curators and scholars, “25 Who Made a Difference,” in the fall 2001 issue of International Review of African American Art. He is among the few African American scholars to hold terminal degrees in studio art (M.F.A. in Painting, Howard University 1979), African American Studies (M.A. in African American Studies, Yale University, 1989), and in art history (Ph.D. in Art History, Yale University, 1996).

As an artist, Harris is known internationally as a member of the noted artist collective AfriCOBRA which was featured in a documentary film shown on TVLand (formerly Nick at Nite) in February 2011. He has exhibited all across the United States, Europe, Martinique and Haiti in the Caribbean. His work is in public and private collections around the nation.

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