Nanette Carter, ‘Syncopated Scape 1’, 1978, The Studio Museum in Harlem

Circa 1970 at The Studio Museum in Harlem, November 17, 2016–March 5, 2017. Circa 1970 is organized by Lauren Haynes, former Associate Curator, Permanent Collection, at The Studio Museum in Harlem and now Curator, Contemporary Art, at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

About Nanette Carter

Nanette Carter coined the term “scapologist” to describe her practice of creating sea, sky, and landscapes in which she explores political themes and the drama of human nature. These fictional, natural worlds provide the artist with a space to visually reflect on the coexistence of injustice and benevolence in contemporary society. Working exclusively on frosted Mylar, Carter applies layers of paint, markers, and pencil to produce textural yet luminous pieces.

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