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Those Who Remained: Southern Black Art from the Barrett Collection

Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA

Feb 21 2018
Those Who Remained: Southern Black Art from the Barrett Collection

In 2011, Didi and David Barrett (Harvard ’71) donated to the Harvard Art Museums 38 drawings, paintings, and sculpture from their collection of 20th-century art by self-taught, folk, and outsider artists.

In 2011, Didi and David Barrett (Harvard ’71) donated to the Harvard Art Museums 38 drawings, paintings, and sculpture from their collection of 20th-century art by self-taught, folk, and outsider artists. The gift comprises works by 24 American outsider artists, created mostly from the 1930s through the 1990s.

In this talk, Aleesa Alexander will draw from the Barrett Collection gift to explore the relationship between migration and black modern art in the American South. While 20th-century

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Free admission, but limited seating is available. Tickets will be distributed beginning at 5:30pm at the Broadway entrance. One ticket per person.

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