COFFEE + CONVERSATION WITH LAUREN FRANCIS, WITH GOOD REASON¬
COFFEE + CONVERSATION WITH LAUREN FRANCIS, WITH GOOD REASON
Thursday, March 30, 2023
10:30 AM Coffee served
11:00 AM Gallery Talk
This month we will be joined by Lauren Francis, associate producer, With Good Reason, who will discuss selected works of art from our current exhibition Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick.
About Lauren Francis
A Richmond native, Francis has a background in television news, where she’s worked as an assignment editor, in addition to publishing print and broadcast journalism. Francis is deeply curious about food justice, public history, and preservation in Virginia and experiments with sound as both an archival and futuristic tool.
Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation
A leading artist of her generation, Kara Walker (b. 1969) works in a range of mediums, including prints, drawings, paintings, sculpture, film, and the large-scale silhouette cutouts for which she is perhaps most recognized. Her powerful and provocative images employ contradictions to critique the painful legacies of slavery, sexism, violence, imperialism, and other power structures, including those in the history and hierarchies of art and contemporary culture.