Crystal Bridges shows 1960s works by black artists

Emphasis on role in civil-rights era

Posted: February 3, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Artist Dana Chandler Jr. said Friday that “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power,” a new temporary exhibit at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, was “one of the most important shows” of the century.

A new temporary exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art begins with a question posed by a group of black artists in the 1960s: "Is there a Negro image?"


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