Converation with Artists Radcliffe Bailey, Nate Lewis, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz and Carlos Vega

The 26 internationally regarded artists gathered in this exhibition have all drawn upon art history, American history, and popular culture to create powerful works that, independently and collectively, present a broad range of concepts about identity, beauty, belonging, and poignant issues of race.

This exhibition was organized by the

Mennello Museum of American Art and

curated by its Executive Director, Shannon Fitzgerald.

WEDS, December 1st, 7 p.m.

Conversation with Artists Radcliffe Bailey, Nate Lewis, Wanda Ramirez Ortiz, and Carlos Vega

Moderated by exhibition curator,

Shannon Fitzgerald, Mennello Museum of American Art

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IMAGE : Toyin Ojih Odutola, Untitled, 2013, pen, ink and marker on paper, 12 x 9 inches. © Toyin Ojih Odutola. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Collection of Dr. Robert B. Feldman, Loundonville

Collector and Russell Sage student docents discuss the exhibition.

Shifting Gaze

Read about the exhibition.

Opalka’s terrific “Shifting Gaze” exhibition tackles perceptions

Times Union, October 26,2021

“Shifting Gaze” at Opalka Gallery breaks boundaries about identity and culture

The Daily Gazette, November 13, 2021


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