THE ART OF ENGAGEMENT

MEDITATION ON A MOVEMENT

October 2 – December 15, 2018

Tougaloo College Art Gallery
The Bennie G. Thompson Academic & Civil Rights Research Center

GALLERY HOURS

Tuesday & Thursday, noon-5 PM

Monday/Wednesday by appointment

For group visits, contact:
Dr. Redell Hearn, Curator of Art & Civil Rights
601.965.9906 or rhearn@msmuseumart.org

Free to the public

In a meditative setting to offer an alternative perspective for re-remembering the Civil Rights Movement, The Art of Engagement: Meditation on a Movement positions a selection of art works created or acquired by the Mississippi Museum of Art and Tougaloo College amid the social turbulence of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the decade immediately following.

 

Curated by Dr. Redell Hearn,  Curator of Art & Civil Rights for the Mississippi Museum of Art and Tougaloo College.

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This exhibition is presented as part of the Art & Civil Rights Initiative, a partnership of the Mississippi Museum of Art and Tougaloo College that presents joint exhibitions and programs, and facilitates increased scholarship surrounding the Tougaloo Art Collection. The Art & Civil Rights Initiative is supported by the Henry Luce Foundation. 
 

ART CREDITS: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Untitled, 1959. lithograph, 27 x 19.5 in. Gift of Fritz Bultman. Tougaloo College Art Collections. 1963.012 | Noel Rockmore, Five Boys, 1967. mixed media on artist's board, 9 x 11.75 in. Gift of Victor Potamkin. Collection of the Mississippi Museum of Art.1978.107 | Joseph Solitario, Matchbook Turquoise Cover, not dated. mixed media on artist's board, 48.25 x 36.125 in. Mississippi Art Association Purchase. Collection of the Mississippi Museum of Art. 1968.005 | F. Clark Stewart, Key I, 1967. mixed media, 15 x 10 x 3.5 in. Mississippi Art Association Purchase. Collection of the Mississippi Museum of Art. 1968.006 | Evan Lindquist, Gravity, 1970. etching, 15.5 x 16 in. Mississippi Art Association Purchase. Collection of the Mississippi Museum of Art. 1970.011 | Joan Miro, La Femme aux Bijoux, 1968. etching, 23.75 x 18.25 in. Mississippi Art Association Purchase. Collection of the Mississippi Museum of Art. 1970.033 | Edward Ruscha, America Her Best Product, 2005. lithograph, 31.325 x 23.5 in. Gift of Lorillard, Inc.. Collection of the Mississippi Museum of Art. 1976.004 | Theora Hamblett, Walking, Meditating in the Woods, 1963. oil on canvas, 31.125 x 43.125. Gift of First National Bank (Trustmark). Collection of the Mississippi Museum of Art.

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