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Lecture: Willie Cole, Sculptor and Printmaker

Contemporary artist Willie Cole transforms ordinary domestic objects such as shoes, bicycle parts, irons, and lawn jockeys into powerful works of art, embedded with references to the African American experience and inspired by West African religion, mythology, and culture. Cole attended Boston University School of Fine Arts and earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York. His work is in numerous public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

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