Lectures

Jacqueline Francis: "Making Race: Modernism and 'Racial Art' in America"

When: Thu., March 29, 6-7:30 p.m. 2012

Learn about the inner workings of America through the context of color lines and art: Come chat with Jacqueline Francis, senior lecturer at San Francisco's California College of the Arts, about three New York City "racial" artists: an African American, a Japanese-born American, and a Russian-born Jewish American painting in the between-the-war years of the 20th century. Making Race: Modernism and "Racial Art" in America "explores the flowering of racial art rhetoric ... and analyzes its underlying presence in contemporary discussions of artists of color." Find out what it's all about on Thursday, Mar. 29, at University Press Books (2430 Bancroft Way, Berkeley). 6 p.m., free. 510-548-0585 or UniversityPressBooks.com

Alison Peters

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