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Hank Willis Thomas on His Branded Series (audio)

September 27, 2012

By Interview David Walker

© Alexis Peskine/Courtesy of Hank Willis Thomas & Jack Shainman Gallery

 Hank Willis Thomas.

In this audio clip of our interview with visual artist Hank Willis Thomas, he explains how his breakthrough series called “Branded” evolved while he was in graduate school at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, thinking about the power and the language of advertising. He also discusses the difference between art and design, and how that distinction...

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