Bearden’s Odyssey: Poets Respond to the Art of Romare Bearden
Location: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh (Map it)
Borrowing from Romare Bearden’s aesthetic palette and inspired by his Odysseus series, Bearden’s Odyssey: Poets Respond to the Art of Romare Bearden (Northwestern University Press/TriQuarterly Books) gathers, for the first time, poems from 35 of the most revered African diaspora poets in the United States.
Join award-winning editors and contributors Kwame Dawes, Matthew Shenoda, Chris Abani, and more for a reading and discussion of Romare Bearden’s power and influence in the contemporary artistic world. Book signing to follow.
This program is organized by Northwestern University Press.