July 1, 2020

Painter Courtland Blade On How Indy's Racial Justice Protests Inspired New Work

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Indianapolis artist Courtland Blade will display his new work at the First Friday July 2. - Photo provided

Indianapolis artist Courtland Blade will display his new work at the First Friday July 2.

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Indianapolis artist Courtland Blade creates work that reflects society through scenes of architecture and constructed spaces. His work will be on display at 6-9 p.m. City Gallery at the Harrison Center’s First Friday event, July 3.

WFYI’s Jill Ditmire spoke with Blade about the inspiration for his recent paintings -- the Downtown protests and vigils in response to the death of George Floyd.

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