Tue, Nov 12, 2019 — Sun, Mar 15, 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 Alison Saar. 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.
Detroit Collects: Selections of African American Art from Private Collections is organized by the Detroit Institute of Arts. Major support has been generously provided by Masco Corporation and the DTE Foundation. Additional funding is contributed by Quicken Loans Community Fund, the Ford Motor Company Fund, and Dickinson Wright PLLC.