South of Pico: African American Artists in LA in the '60s & '70s

Event Date: 

Thursday, October 26, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Event Location: 

  • Art Design & Architecture Museum

Event Price: 

Free admission

Event Contact: 

AD&A Outreach Coordinator Lety Garcia, lgarcia@museum.ucsb.edu or 805.893.2951

Lecture: Kellie Jones, "South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the '60s and '70s," Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UCSB

Professor Kellie Jones, Associate Professor in the Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS) at Columbia University, will be presenting a lecture based on her new book, South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s. Her research interests include African Diaspora and African American artists, Latin American and Latino/a artists, and problems in contemporary art and museum theory.  The event will be followed by a book signing.