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Putting It All Together 

Wednesday, May 11 2011
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Romare Bearden is an author, visual artist, songwriter, and jazz aficionado -- a master of multiple forms of expression. “From Process to Print,” his touring exhibition, includes more than 75 works, and it's a chance to submerge yourself in this multi-talented artist. Using themes of ritual, mythology, jazz, trains, family life, and Southern culture, Bearden transports you to a time much different from today. Baptism, for example, depicts two men being dunked into a river: The collage's varying blues and vivid whites bring this Southern custom to life in a simple way. The exhibit also includes prints based on collages, like the Odysseus Series and Piano Lesson.
Wednesdays-Sundays. Starts: May 11. Continues through July 3, 2011

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