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Contemporary Visual Expressions: The Art of Sam Gilliam, Martha Jackson-Jarvis, Keith Morrison, William T. Williams exhibition records

Object Details

Scope and Contents note
Contemporary Visual Expressions was a 1987 exhibition on Black American artists of the 20th century. It featured the work of Washington artists Sam Gilliam, Martha Jackson-Jarvis, and Keith Morrison, as well as guest artist William T. Williams of New York City. It was the inaugural exhibition in the gallery space in the new home of the Anacostia Museum and presented cultural dimensions found in abstract painting, symbolism within the Afro-Caribbean and Afro-American religious traditions in art, as well as three-dimensional works derived from folk and cultural customs that emerge from the Black Experience.
Date
1987
Extent
2.04 Linear feet
19 Video recordings (VHS, 1/2")
3 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4")
1 Video recording (U-matic, 3/4")
Citation
Contemporary Visual Expressions: The Art of Sam Gilliam, Martha Jackson-Jarvis, Keith Morrison, William T. Williams exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Type
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Topic
African American artists
Museum exhibits
Culture
African American
Identifier
ACMA.03-012
Contemporary Visual Expressions exhibition records
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