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National Museum of Women in the Arts is Presenting First Survey of Textile and Social Practice Artist Sonya Clark in March 2021

National Museum of Women in the Arts is Presenting First Survey of Textile and Social Practice Artist Sonya Clark in March 2021

“Afro Abe II” (2010) by Sonya Clark   THE SINGULAR PRACTICE of Sonya Clark will be showcased for the first time with a full-scale survey at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington, D.C. A textile and social practice artist, Clark explores issues of race, identity, visibility, and Blackness, expressing herself...
National Museum of Women in the Arts Acquires Two Works by Mildred Thompson, the Late Artist Known for Her Energetic Abstractions

National Museum of Women in the Arts Acquires Two Works by Mildred Thompson, the Late Artist Known for Her Energetic Abstractions

MILDRED THOMPSON, “Magnetic Fields,” 1990   THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS celebrated the birthday of Mildred Thompson (1936-2003) with the announcement of two acquisitions. Under-recognized in her lifetime, the Atlanta-based artist worked in abstraction, making paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture. Thompson was featured prominently in “Magnetic Fields: Expanding American Abstraction, 1960s to...