February 4, 2023
Join exhibition curator Paul Barrett in Blumberg Gallery as he speaks about works from I, Too, Am Thornton Dial.
Thornton Dial Sr. (1928-2016) is one of Alabama’s most critically acclaimed artists, and his works can be found in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the High Museum of Art, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, and the Birmingham Museum of Art and numerous other important institutions. Dial’s work was the subject of solo exhibitions at the American Folk Art Museum, the New Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Indianapolis Museum of Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, Mint Museum, and the High Museum of Art. A catalog featuring new essays and many artworks never presented to the public will be available at the opening reception.
This talk is free and no registration is required.
Featured Above: IMAGE CREDIT//Jerry Siegel / Thornton Dial, McCalla, Alabama, 2007 / Archival inkjet print / Courtesy of the artist / ©️ Jerry Siegel
This project has been made possible by grants from Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.