Philadelphia Museum of Art: “Represent: 200 Years of African American Art”

"Blind Singer" by William Henry Johnson (1901-1970)
“Blind Singer” by William Henry Johnson (1901-1970)
Represent: 200 Years of African American Art now showing at the Philadelphia Museum of Art now until April 5, 2015.
“Represent: 200 Years of African American Art” now showing at the Philadelphia Museum of Art now until April 5, 2015.

(To view more artwork from this amazing exhibit, click on the heading or the link below.)

"Saturday Night" by Dox Thrash (1893 - 1965)
“Saturday Night” by Dox Thrash (1893-1965)
"Taboo" by Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
“Taboo” by Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Philly students learning about the artwork of some of our most amazing African American artists.
Philly students learning about the exhibit.
"The Libraries Are Appreciated" by Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
“The Libraries Are Appreciated” by Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
"Rodney King's Head Was Squashed Like a Watermelon" by Joyce J. Scott (b. 1948)
“Rodney King’s Head Was Squashed Like a Watermelon” by Joyce J. Scott (b. 1948)
"An Unpeopled Land in Uncharted Waters: no world; beacon (after R.G.); savant; the secret sharer; bouy; dread" by Kara Walker (b. 1969)
“An Unpeopled Land in Uncharted Waters: no world; beacon (after R.G.); savant; the secret sharer; bouy; dread” by Kara Walker (b. 1969)
"C-Ration" by Lorna Simpson (b. 1960)
“C-Ration” by Lorna Simpson (b. 1960)
"Reversed Evidence" by Willie Cole (b. 1955)
“Reversed Evidence” by Willie Cole (b. 1955)
"Blue Snake" by Romare Bearden (1914-1988)
“Blue Snake” by Romare Bearden (1914-1988)
"Mr. Prejudice" by Horace Pippin (1888-1946
“Mr. Prejudice” by Horace Pippin (1888-1946)
Face Vessels, Artists Unknown (c.1860-70)
Face Vessels, Artists Unknown (c.1860-70)
"The End of the War: Starting Home" by Horace Pippin (1888-1946)
“The End of the War: Starting Home” by Horace Pippin (1888-1946)
Victrola Cabinet by William Plummer (1872-1942)
Victrola Cabinet by William Plummer (1872-1942)
"The Annunciation" by Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937)
“The Annunciation” by Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937)
What an absolutely lovely day at the Philadelphia Museum of Art!
What an absolutely lovely day at the Philly Museum of Art!

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Loving this teapot in the museum store. To cute!! #kawaii
Loving this teapot in the museum store. To cute!! #kawaii

Today’s mantra: Be the woman you want to be at all times!!

Photography by Ajua Hawkins.

Copyright 2015 Ajua Hawkins

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