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African Modernism in America, 1947-67

Special Exhibition

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Abstract painting of large sun over small village

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Exhibition Catalogue

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Exhibition Support

This exhibition is co-organized by the American Federation of Arts and Fisk University Galleries.

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Major support for the exhibition is provided by Monique Schoen Warshaw. Additional support is provided by grants from the Marlene and Spencer Hays Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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The presentation at The Phillips Collection is generously supported by Eric Richter and Charles Shoener.

IMAGE: Peter Clarke (South African, 1929-2014), That Evening Sun Goes Down, 1960, Gouache on paper, 21 1/2 x 17 in., Fisk University Galleries, Nashville, Gift of the Harmon Foundation, 1991.313 © 2022 Peter Edward Clarke / DALRO, Johannesburg / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy American Federation of Arts. Funding for the conservation of this artwork was generously provided through a grant from the Bank of America Conservation Project