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Hank Willis Thomas: Unbranded: A Century of White Women 1915-2015

Presented by York College of PA at York College of PA, York PA

Jan 16 2017
Feb 18 2017
Hank Willis Thomas: Unbranded: A Century of White Women 1915-2015

Hank Willis Thomas: Unbranded: A Century of White Women 1915-2015
January 16–February 18, 2017, York College Galleries
Lecture/Reception Begins: February 9, 5:30 p.m., DeMeester Recital Hall

Hank Willis Thomas is a photo conceptual artist working primarily with themes related to identity, history and popular culture. He received a BFA in Photography and Africana studies from New York University and his MFA/MA in Photography and Visual Criticism from the California College of Arts. He has exhibited throughout the U.S. and abroad including Galerie Michel Rein in Paris, Studio Museum in Harlem, Galerie Henrik Springmann in Berlin, and the Baltimore Museum of Art, among others. Thomas’ work is in numerous public collections including The Museum of Modern Art New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Brooklyn Museum, The High Museum of Art and the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. His collaborative projects have been featured at the Sundance Film Festival and installed permanently at the Oakland International Airport, The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, The Oakland Museum of California, and the University of California, San Francisco. He is also and a recipient of the New Media grant from Tribeca Film Institute and New Media Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography for his transmedia project, Question Bridge: Black Males. He was recently appointed to the Public Design Commission for the city of New York. Thomas is represented by Jack Shainman Gallery in New York City and Goodman Gallery in South Africa.

To see Thomas’s work in person, visit the following exhibitions:

Unbranded: A Century of White Women 1915 – 2015 (Part 1)
January 16 – February 18, 2017
York College Galleries (Main Campus)
Lecture: Thursday, February 9, 5:30 p.m., DeMeester Recital Hall
Reception: Thursday, February 9, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Wolf Hall

Unbranded: A Century of White Women 1915 – 2015 (Part 2)
Unbranded: Reflections in Black by Corporate America 1968 – 2008
February 3 – March 11, 2017
Marketview Arts (Downtown York)
Reception: Friday, February 3, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Gallery Hall


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Jessica Lee

Visual Arts: Constructions/Collage, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking, Visual Arts Instructor, Works on paper