“AfriCOBRA” Exhibition

Kravets/Wehby Gallery

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Kravets Wehby Gallery presents AfriCOBRA: Now, a group show of work by founding, current and former members of AfriCOBRA.

In 1968, five artists in Chicago came together with a vision for the future. AfriCOBRA, African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists, arose from the Black Power Movement, and sought to change the world. The AfriCOBRA movement has always preached positivity to the people, and its artists walk a rhythmic line between abstraction and figuration. This exhibition, AfriCOBRA: Now, focuses on current, deceased and founding members’ work dating from the 1960s to the present. The exhibition will include work by Akili Ron Anderson, Kevin Cole, Adger Cowans, Murry DePillars, Jeff Donaldson, Michael D. Harris, Napoleon Jones-Henderson, Barbara Jones-Hogu, Jae Jarrell, Wadsworth Jarrell, James Phillips, Gerald Williams, Nelson Stevens, Frank Smith, and Renee Stout. AfriCOBRA: Now aims to show the breadth and diversity of a movement with a constantly evolving and adapting vocabulary. AfriCOBRA may be the longest running artist collective in America, and this exhibition will commemorate the 50th year anniversary of its founding.

Work by AfriCOBRA artists has recently been shown at the Brooklyn Museum, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Crystal Bridges Museum, Detroit Institute of the Arts, The David C. Driskell Center, the Everson Museum of Art, MOCA Los Angeles, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Tate Modern.

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from June 16, 2018 to August 17, 2018

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http://www.kravetswehbygallery.com/ (venue's website)

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Free

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From 11:00 To 18:00
Closed on Mondays, Sundays

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