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Titus Kaphar's 2014 'Jerome XVI.' Copyright Titus Kaphar. (Image courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.)

Kathryn Smith Pyle (WOO ‘18, ACG ‘17, ‘14) in Broad Street Review

Kathryn Smith Pyle (WOO '18, ACG '17, '14) writes a short review of The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America, a new exhibit and symposium at Haverford College, which probes the connection between the extrajudicial mob violence against African Americans during the Jim Crow era and the continuation of that system of racial control up to the present day through the justice system itself.  

Pyle writes: "While the topic is deeply disturbing, the exhibit is energizing and inspiring, thanks to an impressive selection of contemporary artists with short videos, archival materials, and an emphasis on antiracist activism." Pyle also quotes Lindsey Reckson, a faculty member at Haverford College and organizer of the show, who explains the challenge of mounting the exhibit: “How do you engage viewers without reproducing the terrorism of that history?”

 

Read the full article on Broad Street Review.

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