Dread Scott In Conversation With RevBooks Spokesperson Andy Zee In Harlem

flag-art-by-dred-scott2Artist Dread Scott makes revolutionary art to propel history forward.vHe first received national attention in 1989 when his art became the center of controversy over its use of the American flag. President George H.W. Bush declared his artwork “What Is the Proper Way to Display a U.S. Flag?” “disgraceful,” and the entire U.S. Senate outlawed the work.

“What Is the Proper Way to Display the American Flag? To Refuse Fascism, We Need Art of Resistance and Art for Revolution” – Dread Scott

Dread Scott’s art has been exhibited at the MoMA PS1, the Contemporary Art Museum Houston, The Walker Art Center, and the Whitney Museum.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016, 7:00pm

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