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30 Americans

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Equestrian Portrait of the Count Duke Olivares, 2005 Oil on Canvas 108 X 108 In. (274.3 X 274.3 Cm) © Courtesy of the artist & the Milwaukee Art Museum
30 Americans

700 N. Art Museum Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
June 14th, 2013 - September 8th, 2013
Opening: June 14th, 2013 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://mam.org/
COUNTRY:  
United States
EMAIL:  
mam@mam.org
PHONE:  
414-224-3200
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–5 PM Thursday until 8 PM
TAGS:  
photography, mixed-media, installation, video-art, sculpture

DESCRIPTION

30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American artists of the last three decades. This provocative exhibition focuses on issues of racial, sexual, and historical identity in contemporary culture while exploring the powerful influence of artistic legacy and community across generations.

30 Americans includes various kinds of contemporary art include paintings, drawings, photography, videos, sculptures, and mixed-media installations by some of the most influential artists from the past three decades, including Leonardo Drew, Nick Cave, iona rozeal brown, Mickalene Thomas, and Kehinde Wiley. Each artist expresses their individual opinion, but presented as a group, the collection sends a united message of community across the different generations of artists.