Garland Taylor’s lecture examines the life and work of Henry Jackson Lewis, an African American artist, editorial cartoonist, and art director at a black illustrated periodical in the 1890s. This event will appeal to audiences with interests in cartoon history, African American studies, literacy studies, print culture, periodical studies, visual culture, and more.
Garland Martin Taylor is a Chicago-based sculptor and independent researcher who earned a Master’s in Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His recent article on Henry Jackson Lewis appears in “Critical Inquiry.
More information is available at “Talking Palette, Hidden Artist: H.J. Lewis’s Visual Narratives”