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Making Sense of Contemporary Art: How did art get mixed up in politics?

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For centuries, art has taken sides in the political struggles of its day. Art history has been the story of artists who sought to be the vanguard not just of artistic change, but of social and political change too. That is what we mean when we talk about art being avant-garde. How and why is politics so present in the art of our time? What stories and perspectives get left out? Click here to go to this event’s registration page. When you register, select the student registration to register at no charge.


Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU
610 West Broad Street
RIchmond, VA 23220
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