Out Chorus, ed. 59/60, 1979-80, Romare Bearden (1911–1988), Serigraph with Hand-Colored border, 22”x29 ¾” framed, Bell-Reid Collection

Art of the Collectors VI

Opening Reception: February 10, 2018, 2:00-6:00 PM
Tea with Myrtis: March 3, 2018, 2:00-4:00 PM (registration required – visit Tea with Myrtis to register)
Exhibition Dates: February 10 – March 24, 2018

About the Exhibition

Art of the Collectors VI explores the role of the collector in preserving culture and building legacy through art collecting and giving. Featured are works created by prominent and lesser known artists, along with African art. Offerings include a rare drawing by John Biggers, paintings, original prints, and sculptures held in private hands for generations, and important works of art from institution holdings.

Tea with Myrtis

Alvah T. Beander, Melanin Art Appraisals, LLC, Berrisford Boothe, Principal Curator, Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African-American Art and J. Larry Frazier, Attorney for Wills, Estates & Probate Law discuss the issues that govern transferring art collections to family members and giving to museums and universities. Registration is required for this event. Visit Tea with Myrtis to register.

Preview of Available Artwork

Featuring Artwork by:

Benny Andrews, Romare Bearden, John Biggers, Camille Billops, Elizabeth Catlett, Ernest Crichlow, Louis Delsarte, Jacob Lawrence, Delilah Pierce, Stephanie Pogue, Lucille Malkia Roberts, Frank Smith (AfriCOBRA) and more… Art from regions of West and East Africa will also be available for purchase.