Gallery: Blackives (Main Building Installation), 2019
Blackives was shown past its planned exhibition date upon request by MICA’s President, Samuel Hoi. Ephemera from “Take Back the Steps” has been added to the growing archives and will continue to be shown in future exhibits of the installation. Blackives was on view in MICA’s Main Building, in which the surrounding sculptures were blocked off with numerous structures made of pipe and drape. This was intentionally done to deny students and faculty access to the figurative works, emphasizing the absence of Black people in historically classical works of art.
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