Museum of Wisconsin Art offers Artist Talk | Anwar Floyd Pruitt

West Bend, WI – On Thursday, October 28, 2021, the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) is hosting an in-person Saint Kate Artist Talk with MOWA Featured Artist Anwar Floyd-Pruitt.

The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel, The Arc Theater, 139 East Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, WI.

Anwar Floyd-Pruitt, Homeostases, spray can on paper. 2021

Enter the world of self-portrait, time travel and memory with star artist Anwar Floyd-Pruitt in person at the Arc Theater at Saint Kate — The Arts Hotel. Enjoy a free cocktail while Floyd-Pruitt talks about his exhibition Retina Records: Self-portraits of a time traveler, currently showing.

Floyd-Pruitt will talk about his exhibition Retina Records: Self-portraits of a time traveler, currently showing at MOWA | DTN.

Retinal recordings finds Anwar Floyd-Pruitt inventing a new visual language capable of evoking the experience of time travel. Spray-painted works in dense layers result in a kaleidoscopic installation that also draws inspiration from the aesthetic sensibilities of the 1990s as well as an imagined Afro-futuristic future. Floyd-Pruitt’s abstract faces unite features taken from family photos and launch viewers into a psychologically and visually fascinating space.

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to get to know the artist and his work! Guests can preview the artwork on the free Saint Kate Art Tour app prior to the event.

We will be serving a complimentary specialty cocktail during the event, and guests are encouraged to have a drink at the bar afterwards.

Prior registration is required due to limited capacity. Guests will be seated in the Théâtre de l’Arc depending on the size of their group. Click HERE to register or learn more about this event.

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Please contact Saint Kate Curator Samantha Timm with any questions at [email protected]

Anwar Floyd-Pruitt, More Directly A Directory, spray paint on paper with paper collage and eyelets. 2021
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