The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University is committed to exploring international contemporary culture and ideas through art. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid, the museum features a striking façade of pleated stainless steel and glass, signaling the museum and the university’s dynamic vision.
A leading figure in the feminist art movement, Harmony Hammond co-founded A.I.R., the first women's co-op gallery in NYC (1972). Occupying the space between painting and sculpture, her work introduces feminist and queer content into the world of abstraction. Hammond's work has been honored by the NEA, Guggenheim, and Pollock-Krasner Foundations.
Mickalene Thomas //Monday, April 27 // S. Kedzie Hall, 107
The paintings of Mickalene Thomas combine iconic images of African American women alongside the classic genre of portraiture. Drawing on art history and popular culture, her monumental works consider the relationship between black female sexuality, beauty, and power. Her work is represented in the collections of the Guggenheim, Whitney, MoMA, and many others.
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