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MetFridays - "Reflections on Jack Whitten"

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art-Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium 1000 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10028 United States (map)

Dr. Jones will join Kelly Baum - Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator of Contemporary Art at The Met - and renowned artists Melvin Edwards, Martin Puryear, and William T. Williams to reflect on the life and work of Jack Whitten. 

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017


Image Credit: Jack Whitten (American, 1939–2018). The Tomb of Socrates (detail), 2009. Wild cypress, black mulberry, marble, brass, mixed media, 26 x 20 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (66 x 52 x 21 cm). Collection of the Artist's Estate © The Estate of Jack Whitten. Courtesy The Estate of Jack Whitten and Hauser & Wirth