Host artist Andre Juste interviews Dr. Philippe Lerebours on his life and legacy documenting Haitian art history.
Dr. Lerebours is the author of "Haiti et Ses Peintres de 1804 à 1980". He has a doctorate in Art History from the Sorbonne University in Paris. In a career that spanned decades, he had many responsibilities, including director and curator of the Musée d’Art Haitien du Collège St. Pierre and Head of the National School of the Arts (ENARTS).
He was honored twice this summer for his lifetime achievements by Haitian organizations in Queens and Brooklyn.
Host Andre Juste is an artist and art writer evolving in the New York art scene whose work has been noted for defying stereotypes of Haitian art. He has contributed a chapter titled Haitian Art to Henry Louis Gates and Anthony Appiah's Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.
After the show, you can find a wrap-up at www.kiskeacity.com.