Rico Gatson, Untitled (Malcolm In The Spirit), 2022. Acrylic paint and glitter on wood. 36 x 80 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY./via the USF Contemporary Art Museum.
The USF Contemporary Art Museum in June presents presents “Rico Gatson: Visible Time.” The Museum on the USF Tampa campus is part of the Institute for Research in Art in the USF College of The Arts.
Brooklyn-based artist Rico Gatson for more than two decades been celebrated for his vibrant, colorful, and layered artworks. The multimedia visual artist has been inspired by significant moments in African American history, identity politics and spirituality, according to the musuem.
The event, which runs from June 2 to July 29, is free of charge and open to the public.
“Rico Gatson: Visible Time” is curated by Christian Viveros-Fauné and organized by the USF Contemporary Art Museum. The exhibition is supported in part by the Florida Department of State, Florida Arts & Culture.
The USF Contemporary Art Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
From the museum:
“Rico Gatson: Visible Time” Exhibition Walk Through + Opening Reception
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
USF Contemporary Art Museum (CAM)
Join a walk through starting at 6:30 p.m. of Rico Gatson: Visible Time, featuring the artist in conversation with curator Christian Viveros-Fauné. Following the walk through, CAM will present a short live musical performance by the band Soul Therapy, as well as an opening reception until 9 p.m.
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