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  Figuratively Speaking Series: Preston Jackson, sculptor   

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Figuratively Speaking Series: Preston Jackson, sculptor

  • Location: Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Springfield
  • Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Jackson will discuss his role as head of the figurative area at the School of the Art Institute, and how he has used the human form and his African American heritage as subject in his art. CLICK to Press Release for more information.

This series will present three one-hour gallery discussions on contemporary use of the human form in art with three top Illinois artists from the Figurism exhibition. These artists will discuss the use of the human figure with examples from the exhibition as well as their larger body of work.

Discussion will be moderated by ISM Curator of Art, Robert Sill and will take place in the second floor gallery. The exhibition will be open for viewing until 8:15 pm following each program.

Programs will be held on Thursdays, October 10, November 14, and December 12 at 6:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

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