Talk: Deana Lawson with Naomi Beckwith

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$15 Full / $10 Member / $8 Student

  • Edlis Neeson Theater
    First Floor, Accessible via the Griffin Entrance on Pearson Street
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611


Join an intimate conversation between artist Deana Lawson and Manilow Senior Curator Naomi Beckwith hosted by the MCA’s Emerge group. Lawson and Beckwith discuss themes of collecting and community in relationship to Lawson’s artwork, recently acquired by the MCA Chicago through the Emerge acquisition fund.

MCA Talks highlight cutting-edge thinking and contemporary art practices across disciplines and are organized by Curator January Parkos Arnall and Assistant Curator Christy LeMaster with the Performance and Public Practice team.

Featured images

Deana Lawson, Sons of Cush, 2016. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, restricted gift of Emerge. Courtesy of the artist and Rhona Hoffman Gallery