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From the Collection

December 22, 2012 – July 07, 2013
Visitors take in Levitate, a 10-foot-wide mixed-media work from 2012 by contemporary artist Radcliffe Bailey.
Visitors take in Levitate, a 10-foot-wide mixed-media work from 2012 by contemporary artist Radcliffe Bailey. The museum purchase was made possible by the Nasher Museum Board of Advisors in honor of Chairman Blake Byrne T'57, with funds provided by Nancy Nasher and David Haemisegger, Trent Carmichael, Michael and Marjorie Levine, Derek and Christen Wilson, Cynthia and Richard Brodhead, Paula Cooper, Patricia and Thruston Morton, Jack and Margaret Neely, Andrew and Barbra Rothschild, Brenda and Howard Johnson, Paula and James Crown, Richard Powell and C.T. Woods Powell, Kimerly Rorschach and John Hart, Jason Rubell and Michelle Simkins Rubell, Monica and Richard Segal, Frank Konhaus and Ellen Cassilly, Peter Lange and Lori Leachman, Trevor Schoonmaker and Teka Selman, Sarah Schroth, Michael and Leslie Marsicano, Jock Reynolds and Suzanne Hellmuth, Ann and Rhodes Craver, Katharine and Bryan Reid, and Kristine Stiles.

The Nasher Museum presented an installation of important contemporary art that reflects an ongoing focus on global, emerging artists of African descent. The installation, all recent gifts and purchases for the permanent collection, included paintings, works on paper and sculpture. Artists include William Cordova, Barkley L. Hendricks, Robert Pruitt, Dario Robleto, Jeff Sonhouse, Stacy Lynn Waddell, and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

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