May 29 – August 29, 2021
LRMA is proud to present this new acquisition of prints by African American artists, part of the larger Jim + Martha Sweeny Collection held within the Museum. Influential printmakers, such as Romare Bearden and Allan Edmunds, bring the Black experience to the forefront through vibrant prints inspired by jazz music, quilting traditions and the African diaspora.
Image: Paul Keene (American, 1920-2009), Three Brothers, 1998, lithograph, 29 7/8 x 21 ½ in. Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, St. Petersburg College, gift of James G. Sweeny in memory of Martha M. Sweeny, 2020.4.13. Image courtesy the family of Paul Keene and Dolan/Maxwell.