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 endorsed locally by
- NAACP – Tacoma Branch
- NAACP – Seattle King County
- Northwest African-American Museum
- The Black Collective – Tacoma and Pierce County
- Tacoma Urban League
- Jack and Jill Tacoma
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc Tacoma Alumnae Chapter
- Tacoma (WA) Chapter of The Links Incorporated
- Portland (OR) Chapter of The Links Incorporated
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.
Above: Rashid Johnson, The New Negro Escapist Social and Athletic Club (Thurgood) (detail), 2008. Lambda print, Edition 2 of 5, 69 × 55½ inches. Courtesy of the Rubell Family Collection.