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In Conversation: Hank Willis Thomas and Bomani Jones

Phillips Talks

Phillips Talks

Online via Zoom

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As a follow up to their article in Vanity Fair, Hank Willis Thomas and Bomani Jones discuss race and the appropriation of the black body in art, sports, and advertising. Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist working primarily with themes related to perspective, identity, commodity, media, and popular culture. For over 15 years, Bomani Jones has written on sports, music, culture, and politics for a variety of online and print publications.

Hank Willis Thomas’s Icarus is on view in Riffs and Relations: African American Artists and the European Modernist Tradition.