Revelations: Art from the African American South

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This exhibition is included with general admission. Become a member and see it for free!This exhibition is included with general admission. Become a member and see it for free!Thornton Dial, "Lost Cows", 2000-2001. Cow skeletons, steel, golf bag, golf ball, mirrors, enamel, and Splash Zone compound, 76.5 x 91 x 52 in. Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio, Rockford, IL / Art Resource, NY. © Estate of Thornton Dial / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NYLonnie Holley, "Him and Her Hold the Root", 1994. Rocking chairs, pillow, root, 45.5 x 73 x 30.5 in. Ron Lee/The Silver Factory. © Lonnie HolleyRonald Lockett, "England’s Rose", 1997. Tin and paint on wood, 48.25 x 48.25 in. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, museum purchase, American Art Trust Fund, and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation from the William S. Arnett Collection. Artwork: © Estate of Ronald Lockett / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio, Rockford, IL / Art Resource, NYWhile these compelling objects embody universal human values, they are also powerful testaments to African American cultural resilience and survival. Originally created as expressions of personal identity and communal solidarity in the South during the modern Civil Rights era, they will now serve as catalysts to transform global art history.

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Revelations: Art from the African American South de Young Museum | de Young Main address: de Young Museum | de Young 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive CA 94118 San Francisco, United states de Young Museum | de Young 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive CA 94118 San Francisco, United states This exhibition is included with general admission. Become a member and see it for free!This exhibition is included with general admission. Become a member and see it for free!Thornton Dial, "Lost Cows", 2000-2001. Cow skeletons, steel, golf bag, golf ball, mirrors, enamel, and Splash Zone compound, 76.5 x 91 x 52 in. Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio, Rockford, IL / Art Resource, NY. © Estate of Thornton Dial / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NYLonnie Holley, "Him and Her Hold the Root", 1994. Rocking chairs, pillow, root, 45.5 x 73 x 30.5 in. Ron Lee/The Silver Factory. © Lonnie HolleyRonald Lockett, "England’s Rose", 1997. Tin and paint on wood, 48.25 x 48.25 in. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, museum purchase, American Art Trust Fund, and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation from the William S. Arnett Collection. Artwork: © Estate of Ronald Lockett / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio, Rockford, IL / Art Resource, NYWhile these compelling objects embody universal human values, they are also powerful testaments to African American cultural resilience and survival. Originally created as expressions of personal identity and communal solidarity in the South during the modern Civil Rights era, they will now serve as catalysts to transform global art history. Book tickets