Elizabeth Catlett and the Invisible Man: A Virtual Art History Chat

Thursday, April 29, 2021

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

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Join Harlem Historian John Reddick for an art history discussion on Elizabeth Catlett and the Ralph Ellison Memorial in Riverside Park. Learn about the artist, community involvement in the Invisible Man Memorial, and the execution of the monumental sculpture honoring Ralph Ellison that sits at 150th Street and Riverside Drive today.

John Reddick has served as a curator and discussion leader for the Harlem Focus series at the Smithsonian Institution’s Cooper-Hewitt Design Center and has worked on several Harlem public space & art projects including Ralph Ellison Memorial, Harriet Tubman Square, and Frederick Douglass Circle. Reddick received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Ohio State University and a Master of Architecture from Yale University.

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