• A Virginian-Pilot article highlights seven works from the show. Learn more here.
• A review in the Daily Press of Newport News says "you'll discover an exhibit that's wrapped in secrets."
Masterpieces of Contemporary African-American Art
From Robert Colescott and Jean-Michel Basquiat to Kehinde Wiley and Nina Chanel Abney, 30 Americans surveys the most significant artistic contributions of the past three decades. Drawn from the Rubell Family Collection in Miami, this exhibition brings together 75 works by African-American artists who work within a variety of mediums. While some works probe the notion of racial and social difference in a gritty, direct manner, others evoke universal concepts and emotions using a sophisticated blend of visual beauty, humor, and irony. Read more.
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