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Bearden’s Odyssey: Poets Respond to the Art of Romare Bearden

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Event Details

Date & Time:

Fri March 31, 2017

Location:

The Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Audience:

Open to the public

Details:

Borrowing from Romare Bearden’s aesthetic palette and inspired by his Odysseus series, Bearden’s Odyssey: Poets Respond to the Art of Romare Bearden (Northwestern University Press/TriQuarterly Books) gathers, for the first time, poems from 35 of the most revered African diaspora poets in the United States. Join award-winning editors and contributors Kwame Dawes, Matthew Shenoda, and Chris Abani for a reading and discussion of Romare Bearden’s power and influence in the contemporary artistic world. Book signing to follow.

This program was organized by Northwestern University Press.

Contact The Block Museum of Art for more information: (847) 491-4000 or email us at block-museum@northwestern.edu