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Noteworthy cultural events
09/15/2006 - 12/09/2006
Harlem: The Vision of Morgan and Marvin Smith
Organized by The Schomburg Center for Research in Black CuIture, the exhibition, Harlem: The Vision of Morgan andMarvin Smith surveys the lives, art and work of Harlem's premiere twin photographers. Featuring photographs taken by Morgan and Marvin Smith, the exhibition serves as a reminder of what these photographers viewed as the best Harlem bad to offer from the 1930s through the 1950s. Artwork by Romare Bearden collected by Marvin Smith wiil also be a part of the exhibition.
Hampton University Museum
10/08/2006 - 12/31/2006
The Architecture of Gee's Bend Quilts
This exhibition features approximately 70 quilts made by several generations of African America women from the small farming community of Gee's Bend, Alabama. Tbe exhibition focuses on the abstract imagery of these beautiful quilts and their relationship to African American vernacular architecture Made between the 1930s and the present, the Oee's Bend quilts feature bright patterns. inventive color combinations, lively irregularities and unexpected compositional variations that make them outstanding examples of modem art.
Allen Whitehall Clowes Special Exhibition Gallery
10/01/2006 - 12/15/2006
Successions: Prints by African American Artists from the Jean & Robert Steele Collection
Exhibition of one of the country's largest and most important collections of prints by African American artists.
Clark Atlanta University
10/11/2006 - 12/31/2006
Sam Gilliam: A Retrospective
This exhibition marks the first full-scale retrospective of the art of Sam Gilliam. Featuring approximately 50 of Gigiam's paintings, elaborate mixed-media oonstructions and installationS, A Retrospective is a celebration of a magisterial post-1960s artist, and one of the most important artists to have lived and worked in Washington, DC.
Telfair Museum of Art
Savannah South Carolina
09/14/2006 - 12/15/2006
RECOGNIZE: The Spelman College Department of Art Faculty Exhibition
The Spelman College Art Faculty Exhibition features recent work by Charnelle Holloway, Arturo Lindsay, Frank Toby Martin, M. Akua McDaniel, Lev Mills and Barbara Nesin. Their art has been widely exhibited in numerous group and solo exhibitions. Working in a variety of media including painting, sculpture, drawing, graphic design and photography, through their art they examine a host of overlapping themes including spirituality, memory, Diasporic continuity, aesthetic retentions, the passing of time, faith, beauty, knowledge, difference, gender inequities and the betterment of society.
Cosby Center, Spelman College