Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe exhibition at the Walters Museum Opens Soon!

8 Oct

A photo preview of this week’s grand opening of the unprecedented show “Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe” at the Walter’s Art Museum in Baltimore.

Exhibition Run Dates: Oct 14, 2012 – Jan 21, 2013

Location: The Walters Art Museum, 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

About: Featuring the period from late 1400s to the early 1600s and artists from Gerard David to Peter Paul Rubens, the portraits at the core of this show provide a window on an unsuspected facet of a society deeply impacted by the expanding worldview of the Age of Exploration. This show of approximately 76 works is organized by the Walters and will travel to the Princeton University Art Museum February 16–June 9, 2013.

 

Contemporary Response: Victor Ekpuk's "Ethiop", 48"x48", acrylic on panel

Contemporary Response: Victor Ekpuk’s “Ethiop”, 48″x48″, acrylic on panel

While in Baltimore make sure to catch MORTON FINE ART & GALERIE MYRTIS’  exhibition:

Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe: The Contemporary Response

Featuring response artwork by Jules Arthur (NYC, b. USA), Maya Freelon Asante (Baltimore, b. USA),  Nathaniel Donnett (Houston, b. USA), Jamea Edwards (Detroit, b. USA), Victor Ekpuk (Washington, DC b. Nigeria), Jeffrey Kent (Baltimore, b. USA), Mario Andres Robinson (NJ, b. USA) and Amy Sherald (Baltimore, b.USA).

Opening Reception: Sunday, 14 October, 2012 from 2pm-6pm

Exhibition Run Dates:  Oct 14, 2012 – Jan 19, 2013:

Location:  Galerie Myrtis, 2224 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 *a short walk from the Walter’s exhibition

 

 

 

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