Forgotten Stories: Bisa Butler's Photographic Inspirations

June 7, 2020 @ 1:00PM — 2:00PM

A virtual look at Bisa Butler's first solo museum exhibition and the photographs which inspired the works

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From documentary black and white photographs taken during the Great Depression to family snapshots, Bisa Butler draws inspiration from photographic images to create her colorful, multi-layered quilts. Join KMA Assistant Curator of Exhibitions and Programs Emily Handlin for a virtual tour that explores the history behind the photographs and their relationship to Butler's work.

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