Charles Gaines was born in Charleston, S.C., in 1944 and has been described as “one of the first, if not the first, African American, to work in the field of conceptual art.” All of this and nothing will feature Gaines’s 2008 work Manifestos, consisting of monumental graphite drawings of musical scores conceptually derived from four famous political manifestos. Gaines lives in Los Angeles and teaches at the California Institute of the Arts.
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Location: Billy Wilder Theater
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Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss. Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee.