looking_aheadLooking Ahead: Portraits from the Mott-Warsh Collection, Flint Michigan
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Gallery, Gallery of African American Art
December 6, 2011 – May 28, 2012


The artists of Looking Ahead: Portraits from the Mott-Warsh Collection directly or indirectly examine the social, political and cultural nuances of the Black face and head in fine art.  This contemporary art exhibition features representational and conceptual portraits of African Americans in various media:  drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture.  Among the artists represented are Chuck Close, Romare Bearden, Robert Mapplethorpe and Elizabeth Catlett.   


Curated by Camille Ann Brewer
Tour Management by Smith Kramer Fine Art Services, Kansas City, Missouri 

Funded in part by the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency

Categories: 2011 Exhibitions and 2012 Exhibitions.