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When Artists Speak Truth… Exhibition Opening

When Artists Speak Truth… Exhibition Opening
Thursday, November 12, 2016


When Artists Speak Truth…, on view from November 12, 2015 – March 18, 2016, was an exhibition conceived as a multi-vocal dialogue about how artists contribute to specific political transformation – from Soviet Russia to U.S. presidential elections – and have helped shape an expanded and more nuanced understanding of human rights and social justice over several decades.

Drawing from multiple generations and artistic sensibilities, featured artists included ACT UP, Shimon Attie, Luis Balaguer, Félix Beltrán, Adigio Benitez, Andrea Bowers, Tania Bruguera, Matthew Buckingham, Nancy Burson, Yoan Capote, Mel Chin, Emory Douglas, Sam Durant, Dyke Action Machine!, Shepard Fairey, Charles Gaines, Rico Gatson, Guerrilla Girls, Edgar Heap of Birds, Samuel Jablon, Sister Corita Kent, Hew Locke, Raul Martínez, René Mederos, Yoko Ono and John Lennon, Adrian Piper, Favianna Rodriguez, Alfredo Rostgaard, Dread Scott, Andres Serrano, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, and Jaro Varga.

For more information on the exhibition, please visit here.

September 14, 2016