WBEZ | Naomi Beckwith http://www.wbez.org/tags/naomi-beckwith Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en New curator Naomi Beckwith brings unique touch to MCA http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-06-13/new-curator-naomi-beckwith-brings-unique-touch-mca-87759 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-June/2011-06-13/Beckwith.jpg" alt="" /><p><p><a href="http://www.mcachicago.org/" target="_blank">The Museum of Contemporary Art</a> has added some new curatorial talents to their arts roster. Naomi Beckwith is one of them; she started at the MCA in May.<br> <br> Beckwith comes from The Studio Museum in Harlem, where she focused on work from artists of African descent. That’s the experience and angle she plans on bringing to the MCA. Host Alison Cuddy caught up with Beckwith at the <a href="http://www.mcachicago.org/exhibitions/exh_detail.php?id=239" target="_blank">Mark Bradford</a> exhibition, currently up at the MCA.&nbsp;</p><p><em>Music Button: The Afro Soul Tet, "Aphro Boogaloo", from the CD Presenting the Afro Soul Tet, (Ubiquity)</em></p></p> Mon, 13 Jun 2011 13:43:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-06-13/new-curator-naomi-beckwith-brings-unique-touch-mca-87759