The Most Influential African American Artists: An Art Lecture with Ronnit Vasserman

The Most Influential African American Artists: An Art Lecture with Ronnit Vasserman

July 15, 2020
2:00 PM

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Glenn Ligon, Double America, 2012, Neon & Paint, 36″ x 120”

Wednesday | July 15, 2:00 PM | $8

This timely lecture will explore the most influential African-American artists with a special emphasis on their emerging voices of the last 25 years.

Join us as we explore a wide assortment of art media and address reoccurring themes such as identity, experience, culture, racism, civil rights, and black power movements and memory.

We will touch on exuberant auction records and notable shows and commissions. Featured artists will include Jordan Casteel, Rashid Johnson, Julie Mehretu, Christina Quarles, Mickalene Thomas, Kara Walker, Faith Ringgold, Kehinde Wiley, Chris Ofili, Kerry James Marshall, David Hammons, Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems, Hank Willis Thomas, Amy Sherald and others.

A ZOOM link will be provided on the morning of the event.

About the Presenter:

RONNIT VASSERMAN is the founder of Art Connect Group, a full service art consulting firm located in New York. . She has worked for many years for Investment Banks including Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. After a successful career in investment banking she now dedicates her time to her favorite asset class, art. She has a degree in Fine Arts and Art History. Ronit presents a variety of events including studio, museum, auction house and gallery visits.