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Frank Bowling, Melvin Edwards, Lorraine O'Grady

Art is. . .(Troupe Front), 1983/2009

Alexander Gray Associates announces Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, including work by Frank Bowling, Melvin Edwards, and Lorraine O'Grady at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR.

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists to an important period in American history and art. Featuring the work of 60 artists and including vibrant paintings, powerful sculptures, street photography, murals, and more, this landmark exhibition is a rare opportunity to see era-defining artworks that changed the face of art in America.

Developed by the Tate Modern in London and debuting in the US at Crystal Bridges, Soul of a Nation examines the influences, including the civil rights movement, Minimalism, and abstraction, on artists such as Romare Bearden, Noah Purifoy, Martin Puryear, Faith Ringgold, Betye Saar, Alma Thomas, Charles White, and William T. Williams.

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
600 Museum Way
Bentonville, AR 72712