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Art and the Archive
By Penn Libraries

Keith Carter will speak about his career with a focus on his most recent series “Walt Whitman: ‘Beautiful Imperfect Things’”. University of Pennsylvania Libraries is pleased to offer this lecture in celebration of American Archives Month. Keith Carter: Seek and Find, an exhibition based on this series is on display at The Print Center, 1614 Latimer Street, Philadelphia, through November 16, 2019. Both this exhibition and their related exhibition, The Politics of Rhetoric, are presented in conjunction with Whitman at 200: Art and Democracy ( For more information about the exhibition and related programming, visit


Image: Keith Carter. Leaves of Grass #1, 2018-2019, from the series “Walt Whitman: ‘Beautiful Imperfect things.’” Courtesy of the Artist.

Date and Time
Thursday, October 3, 2019
6:00PM (EST5EDT - Eastern Time)

UPenn's Van Pelt Library - 6th floor pavilion at 3420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States