Join us for a talk “Beauford Delaney: From Paris to Beyond” by Monique Wells
Dr. Monique Wells will be speaking about her research on the life of Beauford Delaney, an American modernist painter. He is remembered for his work with the Harlem Renaissance in the 1930s and 1940s, as well as his later works in abstract expressionism following his move to Paris in the 1950s.
Dr. Monique Y. Wells is a fervent believer in the power of education to change lives. She has combined her passion for life sciences, literacy, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics), the Arts, study abroad, and women’s empowerment under the umbrella of her non-profit organization, the Wells International Foundation (WIF). Dr. Wells is a long-standing member of the African-American community in Paris and president of the French non-profit association Les Amis de Beauford Delaney.
This talk is free and open to the public. No reservations necessary, but seating is limited. The Speaker Series has been made possible with the support of the Embassy of the United States of America, France. / Avec le soutien de l’Ambassade des États-Unis d’Amérique.
Location: English-language Library in Angers