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Rashid Johnson, The New Negro Escapist Social and Athletic Club (Thurgood) (detail).

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30 Americans

September 24, 2016 – January 15, 2017

The critically acclaimed exhibition 30 Americans  makes its West Coast debut at Tacoma Art Museum. 30 Americans showcases an influential group of prominent African American artists who have emerged as leading contributors to the contemporary art scene in the US and beyond. The exhibition covers important topics in contemporary America including race, history, and gender. See  45  works of paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs and videos from artists including, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Nick Cave, Robert Colescott, Glenn Ligon, Kerry James Marshall, Wangechi Mutu, Lorna Simpson, Mickalene Thomas, Kara Walker, Carrie Mae Weems, and Kehinde Wiley.

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30 Americans  is  open  during  Tacoma Arts Month.


30 Americans is organized by the Rubell Family Collection, Miami.
Support for this exhibition provided by Union Bank and ArtsFund.
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Above: Rashid Johnson,  The New Negro Escapist Social and Athletic Club (Thurgood) (detail), 2008.  Lambda print, Edition 2 of 5,  69 í— 55 ½ inches. Courtesy of the Rubell Family Collection.