Alexandra Thomas, Curatorial Research Associate
John Stomberg, Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director
Join us for a discussion of the Hood Museum’s three new expressive works by pioneering African-American artist Thornton Dial.
Image: Thornton Dial, Heaven and Hell on Earth (detail), 1995, corn husks, corncobs, dried mushrooms, roots, burned wood, clothing, bedding, toys, wire, metal, fabric, Christmas tree ornament, rope, carpet, paintbrush, other found materials, oil, enamel, spray paint, and industrial sealing compound on canvas on wood. Purchased through the Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe 2015 fund, 2021.11.2. © 2021 Estate of Thornton Dial/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York