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Artist Steve Locke to discuss public monuments in Gibbes Museum lecture

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In April 2015, Freddie Gray was arrested by Baltimore police and badly injured during transport. The 25-year-old African American man died a week later. Six officers were charged with crimes ranging from illegal arrest to second-degree “depraved-heart” murder. None were convicted.

The following year, artist Steve Locke secured a fellowship at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, where he was invited to create a large-scale mural. Freddie Gray was on his mind…

Artist Steve Locke [MassArt Alumnus, MFA ‘01] is this year’s speaker in the Gibbes Museum’s Distinguished Lecture Series, set for 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Sottile Theatre.

The Post and Courier 
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