Sunday, July 7, 2013

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition Closes

Recent Acquisitions exhibition of paintings, works on paper and sculpture in collaboration with the 50th anniversary of the first black students enrolled at Duke closes today. The installation, all recent gifts and purchases for the permanent collection, reflects the museum’s ongoing focus on artists of African descent. Artists include Radcliffe Bailey, Barkley L. Hendricks, Zanele Muholi, Robert Pruitt, Nari Ward, Carrie Mae Weems, Kehinde Wiley, and more. IMAGE: Girl sketches in front of Thomas Hirschhorn’s Necklace CNN (detail), 2002. Photo by J Caldwell.