Please join us at 7 pm on October 22 in OSilas Gallery for a panel discussion with art collector Bernard Lumpkin and curators Antwaun Sargent and Matt Wycoff. Topics to be discussed include this important moment in time for contemporary African American art and Young, Gifted, and Black: The Lumpkin-Boccuzzi Family Collection of Contemporary Art, which is currently on view in OSilas Gallery. Tickets are required (see below).
ABOUT THE PANELISTS:
Bernard Lumpkin is a noted art collector and supporter of the arts. He currently sits on the Board of Trustees of the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Board of Trustees of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Additionally, he serves on the Painting and Sculpture Committee at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Media and Performance Art Committee at the Museum of Modern Art.
Antwaun Sargent is an art critic and a writer who has contributed articles to the New York Times, Vogue, The New Yorker, the New York Review of Books and various essays to gallery and museum publications. His first book, The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion, is out this October from Aperture.
Matt Wycoff is an artist, writer, woodworker, designer and curator. He is a MacDowell Fellow and has been the recipient of studio fellowships at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Nebraska and The Urban Culture Project in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Wycoff is also the collection curator for The Lumpkin-Boccuzzi Family Collection.
Tickets are required. $25 per person or $20 for OSilas Gallery members. Light refreshments will be served. This event is sold out. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please contact Elizabeth Vranka at email@example.com.
Above: Tunji Adeniyi-Jones, Blue Dancer (detail), 2017. © Tunji Adeniyi-Jones