(529 W 20th St., New York).
There will be a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, November 10 and a book signing with Faith Ringgold and Lisa Farrington from 2 to 5 p.m. November 19. Both require RSVP.
The show features a range of drawings, sculpture and paintings by African-American artists from the 19th century on. The gallery has shown work by African-American artists since it opened in 1932. One of the artists shown here,
Charles White, had his first solo show at the gallery. His work, Mater Delorosa, from this first solo show, will be on display. There will also be a selection of paintings by Edward Mitchell Bannister, Charles Ethan Port and Robert Scott Duncan.
Other artists to be shown include; Romare Bearden, John Biggers, Camille Billops, Elizabeth Catlett, Robert Colescott, Beauford Delaney, Lois Mailou Jones, Jacob Lawrence, Edmonia Lewis, Richard Mayhew, Faith Ringgold, Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson, Henry O. Tanner, Charles White, Hale Woodruff and others.