A Tale of Two Collections
March 16 - June 16, 2019
Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012), Red Leaves, 1978. color lithograph, 17 x 21 in. Gift of the artist. Tougaloo College Art Collections. 1986.002
Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012), ...And a Special Fear for my Loved Ones, 1946. linocut, 5.875 x 8.375 in. Gift of the artist. Collection of the Mississippi Museum of Art. 1997.032
A Tale of Two Collections features works by eight artists held in the collections of both the Museum and Tougaloo College: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Joan Miró (1893-1983), Marie Hull (1890-1980), Hale Woodruff (1900-1980), Romare Bearden (1911-1988), Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012), Benny Andrews (1930-2006) and Thomas Eloby (1944-2001).The two earliest works are of the same subject matter interpreted by two different artists Robert Seldon Duncanson (1821-1872) and Heppie EnEarl Wicks (1857-1940).
TELLING THE TALE
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Two Collections storytelling with Turry M. Flucker, Art Collections Administrator, Tougaloo College Art Collections
This exhibition and its programming are free and open to the public.
This exhibition and its programming are components of the Art and Civil Rights Initiative, a partnership between Tougaloo College and the Mississippi Museum of Art, underwritten by the Henry Luce Foundation.