Please join us for our first virtual Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture featuring artist, curator, and scholar, Dr. Deborah Willis on Saturday, October 17 at 3:00 pm. This virtual lecture will be available on Zoom and Facebook Live.
Deborah Willis, Ph.D, is University Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University where she teaches courses on photography, iconicity, and cultural histories visualizing the black body, women, and gender. She is also the director of the NYU’s Center for Black Visual Culture. Her research examines photography’s multifaceted histories. She received a MacArthur Fellowship, and was a Richard D. Cohen Fellow in African and African American Art, Hutchins Center, Harvard University; and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She has pursued a dual professional career as an art photographer and as one of the nation's leading historians of African American photography and curator of African American culture.
About the Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture Series
Since 1981, the Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture Series has introduced internationally renowned artists, museum curators, scholars, and critics to the South Florida Community. These speakers have shaped art history through their scholarly, creative, and leadership contributions. They have inspired us to think critically, investigate further, and consider the discourses and practices that shape the world of art.
Image caption: Deborah Willis, The Right to Vote: Women’s Work Never Praised/Never Done! [detail], 2020, Image courtesy of the artist