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Curvature: Lines and Shapes

Curvature: Lines and Shapes represents the expressive figurative illustrations by two emerging artists, Michael Kilgore and Anthony "Eve" Kemp. Their artistic styles include the influences of Fauvism, Expressionism and Cubism. These varied artworks of bold and simplistic lines to colorful and detailed patterns and shapes celebrate and highlight elements of history, physical features and family connections, often associated with African Americans or in the lives of the artists. This will be their first exhibition at a major museum in Los Angeles.

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Exhibition Programs

Saturday, August 9, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Artists Walk-Through and Conversation

Museum visitors will have the opportunity to participate in a walk-through with CAAM's Visual Arts Curator, Vida L. Brown, and the artists, Michael Kilgore and Anthony "Eve" Kemp. Each artist will provide insight about their artwork, style and approach to their artistic concepts and compositions.

Sunday, October 19, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Master Class - Life Drawing

Come study the lines and shapes presented in the artworks of Kilgore and Kemp. Then have fun participating in a life drawing class, with a live model, and instructed by artist George Evans. Although the model will not be nude this class is recommended for individuals with life drawing experience, ages 15 years and up.

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art Discussion: Cubism in African American Art

Artist and Arts Educator, June Edmonds, and Visual Arts Curator Vida L. Brown will discuss the artworks of well known African American artists whose works reflect and embrace the styles and elements defined in Cubism.