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Artist Talk: Hurvin Anderson

Hurvin Anderson in conversation with Jeffrey Uslip
Recorded: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
5:30 – 6:30pm
Baillie Court, Art Gallery of Ontario

British artist Hurvin Anderson in conversation with Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis Deputy Director for Exhibitions and Programs Jeffrey Uslip. Anderson is best known for evocative paintings that engage with charged social histories and shifting notions of cultural identity. His depictions of Caribbean landscapes and urban barbershops explore themes of memory, place and the indelible connection between the two.

Hurvin Anderson (b. 1965, Birmingham, United Kingdom) lives and works in London. Recent solo exhibitions include Art Now: Hurvin Anderson, Tate Modern, London (2009), which traveled to the Studio Museum, Harlem, New York (2009). Recent exhibitions include New Works, Thomas Dane Gallery, London (2013), Reporting Back, IKON Gallery, Birmingham (2013), Subtitles, Michael Werner Gallery, New York (2011). Anderson has been included in group exhibitions at notable institutions including Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art (2013) and the Leicester Museum and Art Gallery in England (2000).

Hurvin Anderson: Backdrop is organized by the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis


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