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Coverage for “Romare Bearden: Storyteller”

Romare Bearden (American, 1911-1988), Homage to Mary Lou (The Piano Lesson), 1984, lithograph, Edition: 97/100, 29 1/4 x 20 1/4 in., Hofstra University Museum Collections, gift of Dr. Dorothy Cohen, HU91.1 Art © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Newsday featured the Hofstra University Museum‘s exhibition Romare Bearden: Storyteller as part of its Black History Month event coverage. 

Through his innovative works of art, Bearden communicated ideas and thoughts about everyday African-American life in the 20th century. The exhibit, on display at Emily Lowe Gallery through August 17, includes prints in a variety of methods (aquatint, engraving, etching, lithograph, and silkscreen) from the Hofstra University Museum Collections.

An opening reception for the exhibition is scheduled for Thursday, February 8, 4-6 p.m., featuring remarks by Jennifer E. Henton, PhD, Associate Professor of English. The reception is free and open to the public.

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