Beauty and Bite

Beauty and Bite examines art from the Tang Teaching Museum collection by artists including Nayland Blake, Frank Moore and Jim Self, Kara Walker, and William Kentridge. Significant works by each artist are presented, including an archive of drawings related to Moore and Self’s Beehive film and ballet from the mid-1980s and Walker’s 26-screenprint series The Emancipation Approximation. These works, and others on display, examine questions of race, gender, and sexuality through performative representations that are mythologized yet rooted in US histories and contemporary life.  
Exhibition Name
Beauty and Bite
Exhibition Type
Group Exhibitions
Malloy Wing
Jul 20, 2019 - Jan 19, 2020
Beauty and Bite is curated by Mellon Collections Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Nayland Blake, Frank Moore, Kara Walker
Student Staff
Olivia Sessions
Exhibitions and Collections Assistant, Gallery Monitor Associate
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