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South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s—A Conversation with Kellie Jones and Romi Crawford

Thursday, September 07, 6:00 pm7:30 pm
The Art Institute of Chicago, Nichols Trustees Suite
159 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL
United States

Kellie Jones, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Columbia University, and 2016 MacArthur Fellow, speaks about her recent book, South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s, and current projects in conversation with Romi Crawford (Associate Professor, VCS). A book signing by Jones will follow the dialogue.

Free and open to the public. Registration required.

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Presented by the student editorial board of emerge, a publication of SAIC’s Arts Administration and Policy Department, in collaboration with the Art Institute of Chicago, with additional support from SAIC’s Office of  Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Multicultural Affairs, and Department of Visual and Critical Studies.