About Things Loved: Blackness and Belonging

May 17–July 21, 2019

Featuring creations by black artists in the collections of BAMPFA and the Hearst Museum of Anthropology, this exhibition organized by UC Berkeley graduate students imagines the liberatory possibilities of celebrating blackness and belonging.

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  • Romare Bearden: Continuities, 1969; collage on board; 50 x 43 in.; BAMPFA, gift of the Childe Hassam Fund of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, © 2019 Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.

  • Faith Ringgold: The Sunflower Quilting Bee at Arles, 1996; color lithograph; 20 x 30 in.; BAMPFA, gift of Moira Roth. © 2019 Faith Ringgold, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.

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