NoCal | Curator Chat: Dr. Elaine Yau on ‘Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective’ at BAMPFA
July 16, 2021

Northern California ArtTable members and guests came together for an outdoor picnic and discussion with Dr. Elaine Yau, Associate Curator for the Eli Leon Living Trust Collection of African American Quilts. Dr. Yau co-curated the exhibition, Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA). This show was the largest and most comprehensive exhibition of the artist’s work to date, featuring approximately seventy quilts, pieced tops, embroideries, assemblages, and decorated objects by one of the most brilliant and inventive quilt makers of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

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