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Learn about works in IMA's galleries during this gallery walkthrough featuring poet, Kevin Young. Young is an American poet who is heavily influenced by the poet Langston Hughes and the art of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Comic books, film noir and the visual art of Jean-Michel Basquiat are a few of the springboards for Kevin Young’s poetry. The author of collections Black Maria, Jelly Roll (a finalist for the National Book Award) and most recently, For the Confederate Dead, Young digs deep into history by way of the arts. Walk with Young through the IMA galleries and share impressions of selected works of art.
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