AfriGeneas Genealogy and History Forum
African American Art Since 1950
CINCINNATI, OH.- African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from The David C. Driskell Center is on view through April 21, 2013. Get a taste of the wide variety of contemporary art created by African American artists spanning six decades. These 55 pieces, including sculptures, paintings, prints, photographs, collages and mixed media pieces by 50 different artists, tell the stories of the American experience. The exhibition has varied themes, including: works featuring and inspired by music; history and memory-themed works, including challenging, intricate, and thoughtful pieces, like Tar Baby, by Vanessa German; and culminates with beautiful and meaningful abstract pieces, like Katrina, by Howardena Pindell, which commemorates the powerful hurricane that all Americans who were alive in this decade will never forget, and the more tranquil Pine Trees, by Dr. David Driskell, the show’s organizer.
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