Prints by Major Contemporary American Artists Featured in New Exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

The exhibition “Multiplicity” features contemporary prints from the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum that embrace many styles, techniques and approaches with which artists have worked over the past several decades. “Multiplicity” is on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum from Nov. 11 throughMarch 11, 2012. The exhibition is organized by Joann Moser, senior … Continue reading Prints by Major Contemporary American Artists Featured in New Exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Corcoran Presents 30 Americans

This fall, the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Designwill present 30 Americans, a wide-ranging survey of works by many of the most important African-American contemporary artists of the last three decades. By bringing seminal artistic figures together with younger and emerging artists, the exhibition explores artistic influence across generations and sheds … Continue reading Corcoran Presents 30 Americans

Crystal Bridges Announces Landscape, Tapestry

A luminous 19th-century landscape and a contemporary tapestry that confronts viewers with Civil War-era racial violence, both by important African American artists, are the latest works announced by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Flatboat Men (1865) by Robert Scott Duncanson builds on the collection’s strength in Hudson River School paintings, joining works by Jasper … Continue reading Crystal Bridges Announces Landscape, Tapestry