Where Were You In '72?
Opening Reception for "Where Were You in 72?" FRI, Sept. 23 from 5:30-8pm. Introductions and remarks by Vintage Vinyl owner Tom “Papa” Ray (Webster College, class of 1976) at 6pm. From Bloody Sunday, Shirley Chisholm for President, Nixon going to China, and also winning the election in a landslide, Picasso’s chillingly poignant Self-portrait Facing Death, the end of the US Vietnam era draft, the start of the Watergate scandal, Christo and Jeanne Claude completing Valley Curtain, the destruction of Pruitt-Igoe, terrorists at the Munich Olympics, etc., etc., 1972 was a year filled with incredible, often shocking world events, and developments in technology and the arts that still reverberate 50 years later.
Curated by Dr. Jeffrey Hughes, Professor of Art History and Criticism, "Where Were You in ’72?" exhibition includes art, music, artifacts, and memorabilia from 1972 and the period of transition away from Sixties sensibilities.
On View: September 23 – October 29, 2022.
|Event Date||09-23-2022 5:30 pm|
|Location||Cecille R. Hunt Gallery at Webster University|