Terry Adkins, Darkwater Record, 2003. Tape recorders, porcelain bust, cassette tape loops of excerpts from “Socialism and the American Negro” speech by W.E.B. DuBois. Courtesy of Blanche Bruce.
Adkins will have a solo exhibition opening at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art on January 11 and running through March 24, 2013.
The Renaissance Society’s Director of Education and Associate Curator, Hamza Walker, will be on an opening reception panel with curators Naomi Beckwith of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, artists Dawoud Bey and Theaster Gates, Tang Museum director Ian Berry, and Northwestern art history professor Huey Copeland. Reception at 2 pm; discussion at 3 pm.