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Jennifer Bartlett, ‘House,’ 2003. Screenprint, ed. PP 2/4, 14in by 14in.; Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer. Courtesy of Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York and Aspen, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, and The Jennifer Bartlett 2013 Trust. Photo by Aaron Wessling Photography; © Jennifer Bartlett

Nat’l Museum of Women in the Arts unveils first off-site exhibition, Jan. 29

Jennifer Bartlett, ‘House,’ 2003. Screenprint, ed. PP 2/4, 14in by 14in.; Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer. Courtesy of Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York and Aspen, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, and The Jennifer Bartlett 2013 Trust. Photo by Aaron Wessling Photography; © Jennifer Bartlett

Jennifer Bartlett, ‘House,’ 2003. Screenprint, ed. PP 2/4, 14in by 14in.; Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer. Courtesy of Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York and Aspen, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, and The Jennifer Bartlett 2013 Trust. Photo by Aaron Wessling Photography; © Jennifer Bartlett

WASHINGTON – The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) announces its first off-site exhibition to take place while its historic building is temporarily closed to the public for a major renovation. On view at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center from January 29, 2022 through May 22, 2022, Positive Fragmentation: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation includes more than 150 works by 21 contemporary artists who use fragmentation both stylistically and conceptually.

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Bisa Butler, ‘Nandi and Natalie (Friends),’ which sold for $75,000

Swann African American art sale makes history, sets records

Bisa Butler, ‘Nandi and Natalie (Friends),’ which sold for $75,000

Bisa Butler, ‘Nandi and Natalie (Friends),’ which sold for $75,000

NEW YORK — Swann Galleries’ spring offering of African American Art on April 22 was the second-highest-grossing sale in the 13-year history of the department, with its highest number of participants to date. “I am thrilled to see the continued growth in our African American art auctions with a tremendous sale. Three hundred and ninety eight registered bidders — not counting those on other platforms — competed for eight hours to bid on 220 lots. We set 13 artist records and saw high prices all around for many artists,” noted department director, Nigel Freeman. Internet live bidding was facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.

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