6:30PM - 7:30PM
Tuesday, July 31, 6:30 pm -Mint Museum Uptown - James B. Duke Auditorium
"Mr. Dial Has Something to Say" seeks to address the following questions: What is the meaning and history of this movement? Who are the artists and why do they create? Has Afro-American improvisational visual art been disregarded by the mainstream art world as less important? Have terms such as “outsider”, “visionary,” “primitive,” “folk,” “self-taught,” and “naïve”—all of which have been applied to this particular style—downgraded the importance of this art?