Noontime Talk: Ghetto Wall #2 by David Driskell

Noontime Talk: Ghetto Wall #2 by David Driskell

with Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator Jessica May

Image:
Ghetto Wall #2 (detail), 1970, Oil, acrylic, and collage on linen, 60 x 50 inches.

Friends of the Collection have plans to acquire David Driskell's powerful work Ghetto Wall #2. Come explore this profound work of art with Jessica May, Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator, and learn why she says "Ghetto Wall #2 is essential to the PMA’s growing collection of art by Driskell. Not only does it establish the power and authority of his early work as an artist, it helps us to tell the story of his full career, including his sensitive and incredibly powerful response to this vital moment in American history."

Noon, Friday, July 12
Free with museum admission.

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About The Friends of the Collection

Established in 1983, the Friends of the Collection comprises individuals whose generosity directly supports the acquisition, conservation, and care for the collection as well as related programming. The collection of more than 18,000 works of art is the heart of the institution, and the Friends of the Collection is instrumental in shaping and maintaining it.