Join Laumeier Sculpture Park for a lecture and book signing by Dr. Susan Cahan, Associate Dean of the Arts at Yale University and author of Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power (Duke University Press, 2016), in connection with Laumeier’s current exhibition by Soweto-born, Cape Town-based artist Mohau Modisakeng. Cahan has worked across the country at organizations including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Peter and Eileen Norton Family Foundation, Los Angeles. She served as the Des Lee Endowed Professor of Contemporary Art at the University of Missouri-St. Louis for more than five years, where she began this book. Subterranean Books will be on site at the lecture and book signing to sell Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power.
The event is located in the Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center.