Rein Whitt-Pritchette Odysseus: The Folks on Coffee Hill 1980, serigraph on paper Albuquerque Museum, Museum purchase
African American Art from the Permanent Collection
Nov 9, 2013 to May 18, 2014
This small installation in the Works on Paper gallery features drawings, prints, photographs, and paintings by African American artists who live in New Mexico, or have been inspired by the region. The diverse assembly include rarely exhibited treasures from the collection such as prints by Albuquerque based Rein Whit-Pritchett a monumental drawing by Santa Fe based Ron Adams, and a memory painting by Albuquerque artist Reginald Gammon. The installation will also feature recent acquisitions including a spectacular, minimal, hard-edged abstraction by Washington, D.C. based painter and conservator Felrath Hines, and images from the series Blacks in the West by Los Angeles based photographer Tony Gleaton.