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Elevation from Within: The Study of Art at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

February 20 @ 8:00 am - May 10 @ 5:00 pm

painting of a silhouetted figure on a landscape background

The Johnson Collection of Spartanburg is mounting a new exhibition at its TJC Gallery called “Elevation from Within: The Study of Art at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.” The show is curated by Leo Twiggs, a graduate of Claflin University in Orangeburg, where he now holds the position of distinguished artist in residence.

The show is on view Feb. 20-May 10 at the downtown Spartanburg gallery, 154 West Main St. It features works drawn from the Johnson Collection’s holdings of paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture. On view are works by 20th- and 21st-century artists John Biggers, Beverly Buchanan, Elizabeth Catlett, Aaron Douglas, James Herring, James Porter, Alma Thomas, Leo Twiggs, Charles White, Ellis Wilson and Hale Woodruff.

Venue

TJC Gallery
154 West Main St
Spartanburg,29306United States
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Phone:
(864) 594-5834
Website:
http://thejohnsoncollection.org