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Aaron Douglas, ‘Into Bondage,’ 1936, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Corcoran Collection (museum purchase and partial gift from Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr., the Evans‐Tibbs Collection). © 2021 Heirs of Aaron Douglas / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

MFA Houston to debut Afro-Atlantic Histories exhibition in October

Aaron Douglas, ‘Into Bondage,’ 1936, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Corcoran Collection (museum purchase and partial gift from Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr., the Evans‐Tibbs Collection). © 2021 Heirs of Aaron Douglas / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

Aaron Douglas, ‘Into Bondage,’ 1936, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Corcoran Collection (museum purchase and partial gift from Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr., the Evans‐Tibbs Collection). © 2021 Heirs of Aaron Douglas / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

HOUSTON — In October, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will debut the US tour of Afro-Atlantic Histories, an unprecedented exhibition that visually explores the history and legacy of the transatlantic slave trade. Initially organized and presented in 2018 by the Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo (MASP), the exhibition comprises more than 130 artworks and documents made in Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, and Europe from the 17th to the 21st centuries. In collaboration with MASP and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the MFAH will present Afro-Atlantic Histories at its Caroline Wiess Law Building from Sunday, October 24 through Monday, January 17, 2022. The exhibition will then travel to the National Gallery of Art to be on view in its West Building from Sunday, April 10, 2022 through Sunday, July 17, 2022, with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and additional venues confirmed to follow.

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Circa 1930s Strong Men lamp, to be offered at the Washington DC Modernism Show

Washington DC honors its Art Deco heritage, April 22-29

Circa 1930s Strong Men lamp, to be offered at the Washington DC Modernism Show

Circa 1930s ‘Strong Men’ lamp to be offered at the Washington DC Modernism Show

WASHINGTON – Recognizing Washington’s many contributions to Art Deco design and culture, Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has proclaimed April 22-29 Art Deco Heritage Week. The Art Deco Society of Washington (ADSW), joined by other organizations, has planned a weeklong celebration of Washington, D.C.’s rich Art Deco heritage.

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