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London Expert to Discuss Politics of Exhibiting Native American Art

October 1, 2015
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Adrian Locke

Adrian Locke, senior curator for the Royal Academy of Arts in London, will discuss “The Politics of Exhibiting Native American Art” Monday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m. in the University of Wyoming American Heritage Center Stock Grower’s Room.

He will examine the implications and complications of staging a large-scale exhibition on the art and culture of native America at the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

Locke joined the Royal Academy of Arts in 2001. During the past 12 years, he has overseen a wide range of exhibitions in both the main galleries and the Sackler Wing working alongside a number of guest curators and artists.

He was co-curator of the award-winning “Aztecs” exhibition and worked with the Philadelphia Museum of Art on “Tesoros: The Arts in Latin America, 1492-1820” (2006).

His visit to UW is sponsored by the American Indian Studies Program, the Latina/o Studies Program, International Programs and the UW Art Museum. For more information, call American Indian Studies at (307) 766-6521.

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