Artist Whitfield Lovell joins the Mint’s Chief Curator and Curator of Contemporary Art Jen Sudul-Edwards, PhD, in conversation about his exhibition Whitfield Lovell: Passages that opens Saturday, June 29 at Mint Museum Uptown.

About the artist

Whitfield Lovell is internationally renowned for his masterful drawings and sensory-enveloping installations. With photography  as a source, he often pairs his subjects with found objects, evoking personal memories, ancestral connections, and the collective American past. Lovell’s work is held in the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum of Modern Art, High Museum of Art, and The Mint Museum. He has received numerous awards, including a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant,” an American Academy in Rome Residency, and a Joan Mitchell Foundation Award Grant.