Messages from Home: the Art of Leo Twiggs
Friday - September 07, 2012
About This Show
(Originally broadcast April 13, 2012) - This week’s guest is renowned artist Leo Twiggs. His new book Messages from Home: the Art of Leo Twiggs brushes a broad stroke over the 40-year career that has made Twiggs an internationally renowned name in the world of art. It is the first book to be published by the Claflin University Press, making the institution one of only two Historically Black Colleges and Universities to have their own publishing house.
Twiggs tells Dr. Edgar that he sought to make the book itself an artistic experience by carefully selecting and placing his reproduced art in a meaningful way throughout. They talk about the book and Twiggs' career.