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African American History Month 2014

Curator’s Corner

African American History Month 2014 IV

Monday, March 3, 2014 | Karl Cole

I know that February is over, but I wanted to present one more African American artist who has such a compelling body of work. Marion Perkins’ sculpture presents the rich tradition of African sc ...

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Curator’s Corner

African American History Month 2014 III

Monday, February 24, 2014 | Karl Cole

After the Harlem Renaissance (1920s–1930s) and World War II (1939–1945), African American artists continued to seek a way to emphasize the validity of African American art in the modern ar ...

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Curator’s Corner

African American History Month 2014 II

Monday, February 17, 2014 | Karl Cole

Richard Mayhew is one of my favorite artists because (hello!) he specializes in landscapes. He’s also been in the forefront of the effort to promote African American art without it having to exp ...

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Curator’s Corner

African American History Month 2014 I

Monday, February 10, 2014 | Karl Cole

I’m always excited when I learn about a new artist! I’d never heard of Kermit Oliver, but discovered his story when we acquired an image of his work from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. ...

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