Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott

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Southwest Portland
July 16–Dec. 13, 2020
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Cost: Included with museum admission
1219 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205

The following description was submitted by the event organizer.

The first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Art and Race Matters traces the work of Robert Colescott (1925-2009), who established his career in Portland with the support of gallery owner and philanthropist Arlene Schnitzer, then made his mark in the 1970s with a series of deconstructed art-historical masterpieces that challenged taboos around racial stereotyping.

Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under.

Co-curated by Lowery Stokes Sims and Matthew Weseley, and organized by Raphaela Platow, the CAC’s Alice & Harris Weston Director and Chief Curator.

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