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Past Exhibition

White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary Art

DECEMBER 10–FEBRUARY 27, 2005

The exhibition proposes that considering whiteness—white skin, white privilege, and even questions about what constitutes whiteness—is crucial to a fundamental shift in the way we think and talk about race. Max Becher and Andrea Robbins, Nayland Blake, Nancy Burson, Wendy Ewald, Mike Kelley, William Kentridge, Barbara Kruger, Nikki S. Lee, Paul McCarthy, Cindy Sherman, and Gary Simmons. Curated by Maurice Berger, Fellow at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics of the New School in NY and Curator of the Center for Visual Art and Culture, UMBC.