Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham AL

Sep 28 2019
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Jan 12 2020
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Before the selfie, before the Polaroid, and even before the photograph, there was the silhouette, a profile portrait made from cut paper. Silhouettes were a hugely popular and accessible form of portraiture in the nineteenth century, offering almost instant images of everyday Americans—women, men, black, white, presidents, and laborers. Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now explores this previously unstudied art form by investigating its deep historical roots and considering its forceful

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Sept 28, 2019-Jan 12, 2020 / Jemison Galleries

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Nov 21, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 22, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 23, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 26, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Nov 27, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
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  • Nov 30, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 1, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
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  • Dec 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 24, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 26, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 27, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)

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