Sunday, December 31, 2017

Exhibition: “20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art” - show continues through Sunday, December 31, 2017 — Harlem, NY and Pittsburgh, PA USA

20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art” Jul 22–Dec 31, 2017
Exhibition: “20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art” - show continues through Sunday, December 31, 2017 — Harlem, NY and Pittsburgh, PA USA; Event Details: Place: Studio Museum in Harlem; Location: 144 West 125th Street, NY 10027; Phone: (212) 864-4500; and Place: Carnegie Museum of Art; Location: 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213; Phone: (412) 622-3131; Websites: The Studio Museum and 20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art
Event Description: “... In a unique institutional collaboration, CMOA and the Studio Museum present a group exhibition with works by 40 artists, 20 from each of the collections. Responding to a tumultuous and deeply divided moment in our nation’s history, the curators have mined these collections to offer a metaphoric picture of America today. Spanning nearly 100 years — from 1920s photographs by James VanDerZee to recent works by Kerry James Marshall, Ellen Gallagher, and Collier Schorr — '20/20' provides a critical opportunity to prompt conversations about the necessity of art during times of social and political transformation. 20/20 draws together works from these important collections in dialogue. The exhibition unfolds through a thematic exploration of the foundations of our national condition, ultimately championing the critical role of art in political and individual expression. The first section of the exhibition, titled “A More Perfect Union,” presents a group of works that consider the formation of our democracy and shifting notions of national identity ...” —  Read more: 20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art
About The Studio Museum in Harlem: “The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society. The Studio Museum in Harlem was founded in 1968 by a diverse group of artists, community activists and philanthropists who envisioned a new kind of museum that not only displays artwork but also supports artists and arts education ...” —  Read more: Studio Museum-About
About The Carnegie Museum of Art: “Carnegie Museum of Art enriches people’s lives through art. The museum is committed to global engagement and regional advancement. We champion creativity and its importance to society with experiences that welcome, inspire, challenge, and inform. Our core activities—collecting, conserving, presenting, and interpreting works of art—make those experiences possible ...” —  Read more: Carnegie Museum of Art-About
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