Saturday, June 1, 2013

SALEM: In Conversation: Modern African American Art

John Biggers, Shotgun, Third Ward #1. 1966, Tempera and oil on canvas 30 x 48 in. Image via
June 1, 2013 – September 2, 2013

161 Essex Street
Salem, MA

From Peabody web site:

Created at significant social and political moments in America, this premier collection of paintings, photographs and sculpture by 43 prominent African American artists presents conversations about art, identity and the rights of the individual. The artworks reflect an America that celebrates the multi-faceted nature of society.

In Conversation: Modern African American Art is organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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