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New African American art exhibit on display at Taft


A new exhibit of African American art is on display at the Taft Museum.

The exhibit, titled Two Centuries of Black American Art,  includes around 60 works selected from the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of African American Art at the University of Maryland.

Works date from the 1950's to the present detailing how art has evolved over time.

Works from well known artists such as Faith Ringgold, Romare Bearden and Sam Giliam are on display in a variety of media.

Organizers say the exhibit has special meaning for the heritage of the Taft Museum .  

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