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Kaleidoscope: African American Photography in Washington, DC

Object Details

Scope and Contents
An exhibition lighlighting the work of African American photographers in the Washington, D.C. area. Through a sampling of works by both well-known and emerging photographers, the exhibition makes a solid statement about he strenght of vision, skill and sensibilities of artists involved in this arena of artistic expression. The exhbition was curated by Maricia Battle in cooperation with New Visions Imagery, Inc. and held at the Anacostia Museum from June 22, 1991 to September 29, 1991. Photographs included: Ken Ashton, Joseph Beasley, Ronald R. Beverly, Francis Butler, José Castro, Owyda Denyse Clarke, Kerry Coppin, Kenneth Dickerson, Welton Doby III, Sharon Farmer, Jeffrey Fearing, Jarvis Grant, Donna Greene, Gail A. Hansbery, Craig Herndon, James, Hicks, Daniel Jenkins,m Keith Jenkins, Brian V. Jones, Julia Jones, Marvin T. Jones, Mathews Lewis, Harlee Little, Robert McNeil, Leigh H. Mosley, André Richardson, Addison N. Scurlock, Robert S. Scurlock, Edgar E. Thompson, Edwin Wilson, Andrew J. White, Samuel Yette, and Gene Young.
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, artist's statements, brochures, flyers, calendar of events, and newspaper clippings, and adminstrative records.
2 Folders
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Exhibition records
Exhibit scripts
African American photographers
Museum exhibits
Washington (D.C.)
Finding aid
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