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Hofstra University Museum Presents Exhibition “Romare Bearden: Storyteller”
February 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm| Free
EXHIBITION – Romare Bearden: Storyteller
January 23 – August 17, 2018
Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
The narrative themes of Romare Bearden’s work spanned historical, political, and religious topics. Through his innovative works of art, Bearden communicated his ideas and thoughts about everyday African American life in 20th century America. The exhibition includes prints in a variety of methods (aquatint, engraving, etching, lithograph, and silkscreen) from the Hofstra University Museum Collections.
Funding has been provided by Sterling National Bank and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Caption: Romare Bearden (American, 1911-1988)
Homage to Mary Lou (The Piano Lesson), 1984, lithograph,
Edition: 97/100, 29 1/4 x 20 1/4 in., Hofstra University Museum Collections, gift of Dr. Dorothy Cohen, HU91.1
Art © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY