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October 20, 2017 through April 1, 2018

Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths

In her most comprehensive exhibition to date, artist Joyce J. Scott weaves narratives with brightly colored tiny glass seed beads, sleekly sensuous and luxurious Murano glass, and fanciful found objects. Her subject matter is topical and often unsettling, powerfully presenting images dealing with racism, classism, slavery, and misogyny. Due to her deft use of seductive materials and her intrinsic wit, her art conveys a deep reverence for the human spirit, for familial lines, and for the inherent spirituality of people and things. Guest co-curated by Lowery Stokes Sims and Patterson Sims.




Joyce J. Scott:  Harriet Tubman and Other Truths is supported in part by the following funders:  National Endowment for the Arts Art Works, Bank of America, New Jersey Council for the Humanities, Agnes Gund Foundation, Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass, The Coby Foundation, LTD., Rotasa Foundation, PNC Fund of the Princeton Area Community Foundation, Goya Contemporary, Shirley and Arthur Martin Family Fund, and the following Exhibition and Education Supporters: Robbye D. Apperson, Jackie & René Copeland, Gordon and Lulie Gund, Barbara Lawrence and Allen Laskin, Mike De Paola and Alan White.

October 20, 2017
On View Until:
April 1, 2018
Domestic Arts Building

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