In The Tower: Kerry James Marshall

In The Tower: Kerry James Marshall

A new exhibition at the National Gallery of Art features the work of Kerry James Marshall, whose paintings reflect on American history through the lens of the African-American experience.

An exhibition of the work of Kerry James Marshall on view now at the National Gallery of Art is remarkable for two reasons. First, he's one of the most celebrated artists working today. His paintings reflect darkly on an American dream viewed through the lens of the African-American experience. The show is also noteworthy because it's the first solo show of a living African-American artist organized by the gallery. We speak with the artist and an art critic.

Guests

Kerry James Marshall

Artist

Tyler Green

Producer, host and editor, Modern Art Notes; columnist, Modern Painters magazine

Scenes From "In the Tower: Kerry James Marshall"

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