Genesis (detail) by Alvin Hollingsworth
Genesis (detail) by Alvin Hollingsworth

Art of the Collectors 3

May 6 – July 15, 2012

Accompanying the exhibit are two art salons hosted by Tea with Myrtis:
Preserving your Visual Legacy – watch video
Finding your Passion and Enriching your Life – watch video
Art of the Collectors 3 explores the role of the collector in preserving our visual heritage through works which connect us to our past and serve as a bridge to our future. The exhibition features important works of art by prominent African American artists as well as african art objects. The exhibit offers collectors the opportunity to sell works and acquire new ones, and to view rare pieces held in private hands for generations.

Featured artists: Charles Alston, Romare Bearden, Anne Bouie, Elizabeth Catlett, Dr. Albert Carter, William Carter, Richard Dempsey, Joeseph Holton, Sam Gilliam, Sargent Johnson, Lois Mailou Jones, Jacob Lawrence, Al Loving, E.J. Montgomery, Godfrey Ndaba, Charles Sebree, Ellen Powell Tiberino and James Wells. Also featured will be African masks and statues.