Photographer Renee Cox Featured in Lecture Series on Art in the Black Diaspora, Oct. 28

Oct. 23, 2008

Event: Presentation by noted photographer Renee Cox, whose work focuses on social issues, including racism and sexism. The Lectures on Art in the Black Diaspora series brings contemporary artists and scholars to The University of Texas at Austin to give free, public lectures focusing on how African American art of the black diaspora addresses larger human and artistic ideas.

When: 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28

Where: Art Building (ART) 1.102. A map of campus is available online.

Background: The College of Fine Arts and the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin support this series presented by the Department of Art and Art History. One of the most highly respected African American artists, Cox is best known for using her own body in her photos and celebrating black womanhood in her photography.

For more information, contact: Leslie Lyon, College of Fine Arts, 512 475 7033; Michael Ray Charles, 512-471-0901.