Black Is Beautiful

Kwame Brathwaite. Black Is Beautiful poster, with portraits of Brathwaite’s wife, Sikolo; their daughter Ndola is pictured in the K, ca. 1970. Designed by Bob Gumbs. Courtesy the artist and Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles.

Words and Ideas

Black Is Beautiful: Then and Now

Thursday, April 11, 8:00 pm

About the Program

Hear from the artist’s son and director of the Kwame Brathwaite Archives, Kwame S. Brathwaite, along with fashion designer Mimi Plange and other guests to be announced, and they examine the social impact of Brathwaite’s photography. This informative panel will also consider contemporary issues of representation and activism through media.

Arrive early to view the exhibition and more! Black Is Beautiful will be open to ticketholders from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Cocktails and light fare will also be available for purchase.

A book signing of the exhibition catalogue follows the program. Books available for purchase.