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Fowler Museum Opening Celebration “‘How Do You See this World?’: The Art of Almighty God”

Date
Mar 05, 2022 @ 06:00 PM
Time
Mar 05, 2022 @ 06:00 PM - Mar 05, 2022 @ 09:00 PM
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/256415514707

The Fowler is pleased to welcome visitors in-person to celebrate the opening of ‘How Do You See This World?’: The Art of Almighty God. Join us to hear from exhibition curators, and enjoy a reception with Ghanaian musical entertainment, food, and drink.

5pm: Member Preview & Reception (become a Member here)
6pm: Conversation with exhibition co-curators Erica P. Jones and Betsy D. Quick, and a special greeting from Almighty God | Lenart Auditorium
7pm: Reception begins | Courtyard
7:15pm & 8:15pm: Ghanaian traditional music by Volta, led by Nani Agbeli | Galleria.

Masks and proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID-19 test will be required for entry. COVID-19 safety measures will be sent in the registration confirmation email.

‘How Do You See This World?’: The Art of Almighty God
February, 2022 – May 15, 2022
This retrospective of paintings by prolific Ghanaian artist Kwame Akoto (b. 1950), known as “Almighty God” to his friends and acquaintances, ranges in subject from portraiture to Christian themes, to commentaries on the world’s problems.

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IMAGE: Kwame Akoto (Almighty God) (b. 1950, Kumasi, Ghana), “Self-portrait of Kwame Akoto,” 2012; pigment on plywood; Fowler Museum at UCLA, X2016.35.2; Gift of Doran H. Ross

‘How Do You See This World?’: The Art of Almighty God is organized by the Fowler Museum at UCLA and co-curated by the late Doran H. Ross, former director of the Fowler Museum, and completed posthumously by Erica P. Jones, Fowler curator of African arts, and Betsy D. Quick, former Fowler director of education and curatorial affairs. Generous support is provided by the Doran H. Ross Fund for African Exhibitions and the Fowler Fund.

Location

Fowler Museum at UCLA
W. Sunset Blvd. and Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA United States
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310.825.4361
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