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EMMA AMOS - art that inspires, LOOKING. LEARNING.
Date: February 10th, 2013
Time: 2:00pm
Information: EMMA AMOS - art that inspires,
LOOKING. LEARNING. LIVING

Gallery 1978 presents its 11th Annual Black History Month Exhibit

Feb. 2, 2013 to March 24, 2013

Opening Reception date and time: Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 2 PM - 6 PM

Emma Amos, renowned artist and former Rutgers professor, is nationally and internationally acclaimed. Her work is included in the collections of MOMA, NJ State Museum, and the Newark Museum and prestigious private collections.

Her art, which can be viewed as societal and social commentary, often combines printmaking and textiles. Some paintings are bordered with African fabrics and her own quilting or weavings and have been seen as a connecting link to European tapestries and the African diaspora.

Ms. Amos has a diverse range of inspiration including Matisse, Gauguin, Picasso, New Yorker cartoons, Romare Bearden, Kente cloth.

Interviewed for the Smithsonian archives, she said, ďI donít want to be segregated into a black community of artists. I donít think itís important the color of the artist. I think the color of his work is important. And I think his work is the important thing.Ē

Exhibit curated by Nette F. Thomas and Evelyn Graves

Contact info for above- Nette F. Thomas- arthomasn@verizon.net, 973-763-0739 and Evelyn Graves- eegart@aol.com, 973-762-2834



Address: 1978 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood
Town: Maplewood
Phone: 973-763-0739 and 973-762-2834
Contact: Nette F. Thomas and Evelyn Graves Nette F. Thomas- arthomasn@verizon.net and Evelyn
Website: http://www.1978artscenter.org/exhibitions/emma-amos


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