Valerie Cassel Oliver

Valerie Cassel Oliver is the Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Over the past two decades, Cassel Oliver has organized numerous exhibitions including The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture and the Sonic Impulse (2021) at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, USA.

The curator of Spotlight talks about the influence of David Hammons and Senga Nengudi, her ‘North Star’ James Baldwin and wishing she could have met Augusta Savage

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