Africans in Black & White: Images of Blacks in 16th- & 17th-Century Prints

Thu, 09/02/2010 (All day) to Fri, 12/03/2010 (All day)

Curator Tour Schedule

*All tours are on Tuesdays from 2-3 PM*
September 28
October 12
November 2 FULL
November 16
November 30

Each tour group is limited to 15 people.
To reserve a place, please RSVP to or call us at: 617.495.8508.

On View September 2th - December 3rd, 2010

In conjunction with the publication of the first four books of the ten-book Image of the Black in Western Art  series, the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute and Harvard Art Museums present Africans in Black and White: Black Figures in 16th- and 17th-Century Prints

Artists include Albrecht Dürer, Hendrick Goltzius, Rembrandt, and Peter Paul Rubens. Exhibition curated by David Bindman, emeritus professor of the history of art, University College London, and 2010 Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow, W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University, and Anna Knaap, Visiting Fellow, Jesuit Institute, Boston College.

On November 15th the M. Victor Leventritt Symposium will be held in the Thompson Room, Barker Center featuring show curators and contributors from the Image of the Black in Western Art book series.


Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
The Beheading of John the Baptist, 1640
Harvard Art Museum, Fogg Art Museum, Anonymous Loan in honor of Jakob Rosenberg,
41.2000 Imaging Department © President and Fellows of Harvard College

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SYMPOSIUM: November 15th

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