A number of years ago the Nelson Gallery had a wonderful exhibit of
work on display. He has a connection to my home town Kansas City Kansas.
I believe his father was pastor at the AME church their for a while. The
exhibition of his work was well received and the local connection was
played up as well.
On Jul 6, 2006, at 7:46 AM, Christine Besack wrote:
> Hi All,
> Thought this might be of interest, as you do your Summer traveling.
> Pennsylvania born artist Henry Ossawa Tanner.
> Henry Ossawa Turner featured at the BMA (Baltimore Museum of Art)
> http://www.artdaily.com/section/news/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=16481 >
> This gem of a Museum is a must see of you are in the Baltimore area.
> They have an impressive collection of mosaics, impressionist
> paintings and
> African Art.
> Here is a link to more information on Tanner and other African
> Americans in
> the Visual Arts:
> African Americans in the Visual Arts A Historical Perspective
> http://www.liu.edu/cwis/CWP/library/aavaahp.htm#tanner >
> Hope this helps,
> Christine Besack :)
> PAEA Advocacy
> YAM Chair
Woody, Retired in Albuquerque