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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Lecture | Against the Grain, Oct. 12

Saturday, October 12, 2013 | 6-7:00 pm

Nova Southeastern University’s Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Horvitz Auditorium

Lowery Stokes-Sims. photo

Discover the newly opened exhibition Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft and Design with curator Lowery Stokes Sims as your guide. Illuminating the processes, concepts and approaches showcased in the exhibition, Sims will reveal the distinct role of wood in contemporary creation.

 Lowery Stokes Sims is curator at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York. From 2000-2007 she was president and curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem and from 1972-1999 was on the educational and curatorial staff of the Modern Art department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. While at the Metropolitan, Sims curated over forty exhibitions, many reflecting an interest in African American and women artists. She has written extensively on African, Latino/a, Native and Asian American artists and taught art history, curatorship, and art criticism at Bard College and Queens College, among others. She is a noted specialist in the field of Euro-American African Art, with particular emphasis on the work of Wilfredo Lam. In addition to authoring numerous significant catalog essays for the Metropolitan, she has been a frequent contributor to such periodicals as Artforum and Arts Magazine.

Free with Museum Admission. Galleries open at 5pm.

Please RSVP to Adrienne Chadwick at achadwick@moafl.org or (954) 262-0241.