Detroit Collects: Selections of African American Art from Private Collections

Sun, Nov 3, 2019 — Sun, Mar 1, 2020

Explore the rich history of collecting of African American Art in the Detroit region by private collectors, featuring works by Romare Bearden, Al Loving, Charles McGee and Gilda Snowden. This exhibition will demonstrate local collectors’ interest in the diverse media, styles, genres, influences and subject matter that inspired them to collect art created by African Americans.  A catalog will accompany this exhibition.

 

*Exhibition details and date are subject to change. 

Image: Gilda Snowden, American, 1954 - 2014 (Artist), Monument, 1988. Courtesy of Gilda Snowden. Work pictured is from the permanent collection of the DIA and is representative of artworks included in the exhibition.