Harvard Art Museums’ University Teaching Gallery installation examines the contested relationship between art, justice, and African American culture from the 19th through 21st century in the United States. The over 40 works on display range from prints by Kara Walker and Glenn Ligon that challenge the nexus between vision and justice during slavery to photographs by Bruce Davidson and Gordon Parks that synoptically summarize events from the segregation era through the civil rights movement.
This installation complements a course taught by Sarah Lewis, Assistant Professor in the Departments of History of Art and Architecture and African and African American Studies, Harvard University, and is the conceptual companion to the recent “Vision & Justice” issue of Aperture magazine, guest edited by Lewis.
$13 Seniors (65+)
$10 Non-Harvard students (18+)
Free Harvard faculty, students, and staff (plus one guest)
Free Youth under 18
Free Cambridge residents (proof of residency required)
Free Massachusetts residents, Saturdays from 10am–noon
(proof of residency required)