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Charles Searles Enlivens Philadelphia Universities

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Update Date:
2013-09-13T14:29:47-05:00
Summary:
Guest blogger Dr. Susanna Gold reflects on how Archives’ materials enriched collaborative exhibition and performance projects about the life and work of African American painter Charles Searles. “Charles Searles: In Motion” installation shot. Photo: Sam Fritch The Archive of American Art’s newly acquired papers of Charles Searles (1937–2004), one of Philadelphia’s most understudied but influential African American artists, served as a trove of primary source material for sixteen student curators working on a collaborative exhibition project at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, and the La Salle University Art Museum. Art History graduate students at Tyler and undergraduates at...
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