James Smalls, Visual Arts, Featured at the Brooklyn Museum

James Smalls, professor of Visual Arts and affiliate professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, will be featured on a panel, Gender and Sexuality in the Harlem Renaissance, at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday, December 10 from 2 to 4 p.m.

In connection with works from two exhibitions, Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties and Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, Terry Carbone, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art at the Brooklyn Museum, will be in conversation with Professor Smalls and with scholar-collector Thomas H. Wirth. This discussion will explore the intersections of race, gender, and queer sexuality within the Harlem Renaissance, taking cues from work by Richard Bruce Nugent, Langston Hughes and Aaron Douglas.

More information is available at www.brooklynmuseum.org/calendar/event/4785.