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African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum



Romare Bearden • Empress of the Blues, 1974 • Acrylic, pencil and printed paper<BR. • Smithsonian American Art Museum • Purchase in part through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment • Photo courtesy of Long Beach Museum of Art  • 
Romare Bearden
Empress of the Blues, 1974
Acrylic, pencil and printed paper Purchase in part through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Photo courtesy of Long Beach Museum of Art
African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
UNITED STATES
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA  •  Long Beach Museum of Art  •  Ongoing
 
This exhibition features over sixty paintings, sculptures, photographs and works on paper from the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. The artists featured in African American Masters demonstrate their awareness of mainstream artistic traditions while exploring their dual cultural heritage. The show includes paintings by Beauford Delaney, Palmer Hayden, William H. Johnson, Horace Pippin, and Henry Ossawa Tanner; sculpture by William Artis, Richmond BarthÇ, Melvin Edwards, Sargent Johnson, and Augusta Savage; photographs by Roy DeCarava, Roland L. Freeman, Earlie Hudnall, Jr., Gordon Parks, and James VanDerZee; and works on paper by Romare Bearden and Jacob Lawrence.

Long Beach Museum of Art Web Site


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