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Atlanta NPR Chats with Jeffrey Gibson About SCAD Show

Novelist James Baldwin wrote that “all art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique. All artists … are forced, at least, to tell the whole story.”

Artist Jeffrey Gibson has a kind of confession: he has not always told his whole story. Gibson is half-Cherokee and a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, an identity he once repressed in shame and anger. But in his early 30s, Gibson did not even perceive the existence of these tumultuous emotions…

Listen to the interview between Atlanta NPR and Jeffrey Gibson as they chat about his recent SCAD Museum show.

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