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African American Prints from the Jim + Martha Sweeny Collection

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.

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The Collections Galleries at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art are home to the works held by the Museum. Come and see the masterworks of Abraham Rattner, Esther Gentle and Allen Leepa. Alongside these works of modern art, marvel at the beauty of our ever-expanding collection of modern and contemporary paintings, photography, sculpture, prints, and so much more.

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