Wednesday, May 7, 2014


                             Photo by Adam Reich Courtesy The Studio Museum in Harlem

Target Free Sunday, May 25th, 2:00PM, Hands On: Bridging the Past at the Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 West 125th Street between ACP and Lenox.  Hands On: Bridging the Past and Present For Glenn Kaino: 19.83, the artist created two works, one of which, Bridge (2013) is a site-specific installation made of gold-painted casts of American athlete and Olympian Tommie Smith's fisted arm, forming a bridge in the museum's atrium. In this workshop, participants will create a hanging sculpture based on an inspirational moment from the past.  RSVP for the unveiling here: LINK

On October 16, 1968, during the medal ceremony for the men’s 200-meter race at the Mexico City Olympic Games, American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised black-gloved fists as a symbolic act of protest. Australian silver medalist Peter Norman stood firmly with Smith and Carlos, displaying his solidarity by wearing an Olympic Project for Human Rights badge during the medal ceremony. The gesture, seen around the world and preserved in images that still resonate today, became a catalytic symbol for myriad beliefs, ideas and social causes. - See more at: LINK

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