Save the date for “Stories that Breathe”. Show opens Friday, 8 April 2011!

23 Mar
Morton Fine Art (MFA) is pleased to present its third *a pop-up project. The exhibition titled Stories that Breathe, features African American figurative narrative artworks by nationally renowned contemporary artists Jules Arthur, Kesha Bruce, Mario Andres Robinson and Maya Freelon Asante. *a pop-up project will be on display from April 8th through May 4th 2011 at Morton Fine Art’s permanent gallery space located at 1781 Florida Ave NW (at 18th & U Sts), Washington, DC 20009. The opening reception will be held on Friday, April 8th from 6 pm – 8 pm.
Images can be previewed online at www.mortonfineart.com and www.apopupproject.com.  Gallery hours are Tues-Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm.
Stories that Breathe is an artistic exploration of African American figurative narratives in a variety of mediums.  The exhibition features contemporary artwork brought alive through the sharing of intimate personal narratives and stories that reflect the greater collective African American experience.  MFA brings *a pop-up project home to the historic Striver’s Section of Adams Morgan, honoring the history of the U St corridor, long recognized as home to a host of African American creative visionaries including Duke Ellington, Madame Lillian Evanti (Lillian Evans Tibbs), Isaac Scott Hathaway and Addison Scurlock to name a few.
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