Visions of America: A Black Perspective

February 1, 2011

ACA Galleries is delighted to present Visions of America: A Black Perspective, an exhibition of paintings, drawings, and sculpture spanning 150 years. There will be a special presentation on the Faith Ringgold Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling on Saturday, February 26 from 2 to 3pm. A reception will follow. Exhibition highlights include: 19 century landscapes by Edward Bannister and a rare still life by Robert Scott Duncanson. Junction Piquette, a large fabric collage by Romare Bearden, will also be featured in the traveling exhibition Romare Bearden: Southern Recollections organized by the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC. Three exceptional works by Charles White will be on view: Sometimes I Feel like a Motherless Child has not been exhibited in 60 years, Mater Delorosa (1946), was in his first show at ACA, and Mayube Afrika was formerly in the collection of Lorraine Hansberry, author of Raisin in the Sun. Works by Edward M. Bannister, Romare Bearden, John Biggers, Barbara Bullock, Aaron Douglas, Robert Scott Duncanson, Barkley Hendricks, Alvin Loving, Richard Mayhew, Norman Lewis, Charles Ethan Porter, Faith Ringgold, Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson, Charles Searles, Danny Simmons and Charles White are featured.