Terra Foundation-supported Events

Dialogue: “The Color Line”

In October 2016, the Musée du Quai Branly—Jacques Chirac in Paris will inaugurate The Color Line: Les artistes africains-américains et la ségrégation (October 4, 2016–January 15, 2017), the first major exhibition in France devoted to the visual arts of the African-American community in the United States. This dialogue features the exhibition’s curator, French critic Daniel Soutif, in conversation with distinguished American scholar Richard J. Powell, author of titles including Black Art: A Cultural History (1997 & 2002) and Cutting a Figure: Fashioning Black Portraiture (2008).


  • Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art & Art History, Duke University
  • Daniel Soutif, Curator, The Color Line, Musée du Quai Branly—Jacques Chirac (October 4, 2016–January 15, 2017)

This event is free and open to the public. It will be held in English. Please RSVP by October 7 to:
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