Brooklyn Museum acquires artworks from The Black Arts Movements

posted by on 2013.01.23, under Collecting art, Museums
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The Brooklyn Museum has announced the acquisition of 44 works by 26 artists from the Black Arts Movement. “After decades of finding no market for their art, which they placed largely among friends, the visual artists of the Black Arts Movement are receiving the scholarly attention that will dramatically reconfigure our understanding of their significance,” stated curator Teresa A. Carbone. Read more on the website of ArtEconomy24, IlSole24ORE.

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Il Brooklyn Museum di New York ha annunciato l’acquisizione di 44 opere di 26 artisti del Black Arts Movement. “Dopo decenni passati senza trovare un mercato per le loro opere, che venivano piazzate principalmente tra gli amici” ha spiegato la curatrice Teresa A. Carbone “gli artisti del Black Arts Movement stanno finalmente ricevendo l’attenzione accademica e scientifica che riconfigurerà completamente la nostra comprensione del loro significato”. Continua a leggere sul sito di ArtEconomy24, IlSole24ORE.

 

IMAGE: Nelson Stevens (American, born 1938), “Uhuru”, 1971, screenprint on paper, 40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm), Brooklyn Museum

Gift of R.M. Atwater, Anna Wolfrom Dove, Alice Fiebiger, Joseph Fiebiger, Belle Campbell Harriss, and Emma L. Hyde, by exchange; Designated Purchase Fund, Mary Smith Dorward Fund, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, and Carll H. de Silver Fund, 2012.80.41

 

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