This weekend, the actor, writer, and performance artist Roger Guenveur Smith and singer and composer Marc Anthony Thompson will present PORTRAIT OF CHARLES WHITE at LACMA.
Smith and Thompson will “navigate White’s career as an artist, educator, and political activist, as well as his compelling personal profile, to devise an intimate meditation on a man of immense complexity and enduring influence.”*
Saturday, May 4, at 7:30 pm.
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.
From top: Charles White in his Los Angeles studio, 1970, courtesy the Hammer Museum; Roger Guenveur Smith; Marc Anthony Thompson; Charles White painting Mary McLeod Bethune, 1978, © Charles White Archives, photograph by Frank J. Thomas, courtesy of the Charles White Archives and the photographer.