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Up for Discussion
April 16, 2014 7:00 pm
April 16, 2014 8:00 pm
Free and open to the public.
Asheville Art Museum
2 S. Pack Square, Asheville, NC, 28801, United States

Look Homeward Angel: Memory, Imagination and the Worlds We Share

Dr. Charles Russell will be discussing the prominent roles of memory and imagination in Outsider Art. Dr. Russell is Professor Emeritus of English and American Studies at Rutgers University, Newark, where he was Director of American Studies and Associate Director of the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience. He is author to several publications on self-taught and outsider artists, including most recently: Groundwaters: A Century of Art by Self-Taught and Outsider Artists (2011).

This event is free and open to the public.

Held in conjunction with the exhibition Social Geographies: Interpreting Space and Place.

This program is made possible in part by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Black LogoWe’d like to thank our lodging sponsor, the Renaissance Asheville Hotel.