A Global Destination for Art: Mark Steven Greenfield

November 21, 2020

November 21, 2020

12:00 PM To 1:00 PM

Zoom online: 3:00-4:00 pm ET


Free with registration

Event Description

Join The Fowler Museum on Zoom as we visit with artists creating in our City of Angels

Mark Steven Greenfield, a native of LA, uses his art to explore the African-American experience, critiquing and offering unique perspectives on a society still grappling with the consequences of slavery and racial injustice.

His newest body of work consists of 17 “Black Madonna” paintings that re-imagine Medieval religious icons rendered in the Byzantine style of their art historical predecessors. Greenfield places Black bodies in a place of exaltation, offering an imagined time that is hard to pinpoint, but during which white supremacy suffers the same vicious deaths that have historically been forced upon Black bodies.

Join Mark and Naima J. Keith for an exhibition walk-through at William Turner Gallery, followed by a conversation and Q&A


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