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Zoe Charlton, Artists Lecture

As a complement to the exhibition, 'A Complex Weave: Women and Identity in Contemporary Art', featured Baltimore-based artist Charlton challenges notions of gender, race and class in vigorous figure drawings.

Date: Monday, February 27th, 2012

Time: 7:30 pm

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Weitz Cinema

Contact: Laurel Bradley

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Zoe Charlton, Baltimore-based African-American artist featured in 'A Complex Weave', Perlman Teaching Museum exhibition, will speak about her provocative and beautiful figure drawings in the context of race, class and gender issues.  Initially drawn to the nude as devoid of socially determined markers, Charlton soon used the nude to explore notions of 'passing' for membership in another group by adopting specific accessories and postures.

Co-sponsored by Intercultural & International Life (IIL), and the Christopher U Light Lecture in the Arts.

A Complex Weave: Women and Identity in Contemporary Art is curated by Dr. Martin Rosenberg, Professor of Art History, Rutgers University, Camden, and Dr. J. Susan Isaacs, Professor of Art History, Towson University, and organized by The Stedman Gallery at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.  Tour organized by Curatorial Assistance Traveling Exhibitions.