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Black Venus

Closing Conversation

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About the Event

On the occasion of the blockbuster exhibit Black Venus, now in its final weeks, Deux Femmes Noires co-founder Racquel Chevremont joins author and Gallery Gurls founder Jasmin Hernandez for a closing conversation. Hernandez will engage Chevremont in an intimate conversation about her contributions to Black Venus through Deux Femmes Noires, including Chevremont’s and Mickalene Thomas’ other prolific projects through Deux Femmes Noires, with a special focus on Chevremont’s robust career as a curator, advisor, and collector. A celebratory night of Black womanhood, agency, and the culture-shifting ways Black women continue to shape visual culture.

Following the talk, Hernandez will be signing copies of her curated collection We Are Here: Visionaries of Color Transforming the Art World (https://www.abramsbooks.com/product/we-are-here_9781419747595/), which are now available for purchase at the Fotografiska bookstore.

Jasmin Hernandez (she/her) is the Black Latinx founder and editor in chief of Gallery Gurls (https://gallerygurls.net/). Her writing has appeared in Harper’s Bazaar, Paper, Bustle, Elle, Artsy, Sotheby’s and more. She is the debut author of We Are Here: Visionaries of Color Transforming the Art World (https://www.abramsbooks.com/product/we-are-here_9781419747595/), (Abrams, 2021). She is a lifelong New Yorker born to Dominican parents, based in Harlem.

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