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African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, IV

January 23 – March 26, 1997

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Press Release

Artists included in this exhibition: Charles Alston, Benny Andrews, William Artis, Richmond Barthé, Romare Bearden, Eldzier Cortor, Beauford Delaney, Palmer Hayden, Richard Hunt, William H. Johnson, Malvin Gray Johnson, Lois Mailou Jones, Jacob Lawrence, Hughie Lee-Smith, Norman Lewis, Richard Mayhew, Archibald J. Motley, Jr., Betye Saar, Augusta Savage, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Alma Thomas, Bob Thompson, James VanDerZee, Charles White, and Hale Woodruff

This is the fourth annual exhibition in an ongoing series surveying twentieth-century African-American art. This exhibition series has been designed to expose the rich diversity in artistic expression from 1900 through 1970. Included in this year's exhibition are rare and important paintings, sculpture, assemblages, and photographs.