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Kerry James Marshall: One Artist’s View of Black History

March 12–July 3
In the 600-year history of the African American experience, there are tragically few known and collected artists and even fewer representations of black people when it comes to major museum collections.

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MOCA is helping to rectify that with the first major retrospective of Kerry James Marshall, whose 80 paintings show subjects as subversive-yet-ordinary as African Americans going about their daily lives. Now in his early 60s, Marshall has captured moments in African American life — starting during the Black Consciousness movement and culminating in portraits of artists painted during the Obama years. moca.org

Watch MOCA’s Chief Curator Helen Molesworth’s conversation with Kerry James Marshall.



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