ART+FEMINISM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: The Torture of Mothers: Black Reproductive Justice in Elizabeth Catlett’s Prints | Thursday, March 25, 1–2 p.m. CT
As a sculptor and printmaker, Elizabeth Catlett (1915–2012) believed in the power of art as a vehicle for social change. History of Art Assistant Professor Rebecca VanDiver traces Catlett’s imagery of Black motherhood from depictions of maternal love in the 1940s to maternal fear in the 1970s, as the threat to Black bodies through police violence and political attacks intensified.
Come for the presentation. Stay for the Edit-a-thon. Join the international campaign to make women artists’ lives and their work visible on Wikipedia. Write about your favorite woman artist, curator, architect, photographer or critic. All experience levels welcome. No experience required–we’ll teach you tips and tricks for editing. Register Here for the ART & FEMINISM Edit-a-Thon.