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Artist Lecture: Hank Willis Thomas
Hank Willis Thomas
Wednesday, January 22, 6:30PM
PCNW, 900 12th Avenue, Seattle, 98122
Tickets: $10, $8 Members
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A collaborator of Question Bridge: Black Males, Hank Willis Thomas is an artist working with themes related to identity, history, and popular culture. His work has exhibited internationally, at MoMA P.S. 1, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Galerie Anne De Villepoix, Paris, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, Studio Museum of Harlem, The Smithsonian, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco and the Wadsworth Atheneum. Thomas’ work is in public collections including The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and The High Museum of Art in Atlanta. His video projects include Winter in America, In Search of the Truth, and Along the Way (installed at the Oakland International Airport and Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier). Thomas’ monograph, Pitch Blackness, was published by Aperture in 2008. He received a new media fellowship through the Tribeca Film Institute and is a fellow at the Dubois Institute at Harvard. He received a B.F.A. in Photography from NYU ’s Tisch School of the Arts; and his M.F.A./M.A. in photography/visual criticism at the California College of the Arts. Thomas is represented by Jack Shainman Gallery in New York City.