Visiting Artist Lecture: Dread Scott

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Dread Scott is an interdisciplinary artist whose work is exhibited across the US and internationally. For three decades he has made work that encourages viewers to re-examine cohering ideals of American society. In 1989, the entire US Senate denounced and outlawed his artwork and President Bush declared it “disgraceful” because of its use of the American flag. His art has been exhibited/performed at MoMA/PS1, The Walker Art Center, Pori Art Museum (Finland), BAM (Brooklyn) and galleries and street corners across the country. He is a recipient of a 2018 United States Artists Fellowship and grants from the Creative Capital Foundation and the Open Society Institute. His work is included in the collection of the Whitney Museum.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts
1221 10th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35205

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


Arts & Culture

Target Audience

Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public




Department of Art & Art History, UAB Visual and Performing Arts
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Zahrah left a positive review 9/10/2019

This event was fantastic. Always awesome to see Birmingham attract high quality speakers and artists.

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