Black Artists

Think you know Abstract Expressionism? Do you know Herbert Gentry?

Herbert Gentry was an important figure in the post-war European art scene, which he marked via his own vividly gestural canvases, and his remarkable role in fostering transcontinental relations between American artists and their European counterparts.

‘Second Careers’ pairs highlights from Cleveland Museum of Art’s African collection and works by six contemporary African artists

‘Second Careers: Two Tributaries in African Art’ probes this connection through a smart selection of stellar highlights from the Cleveland Museum of Art’s African collection and loaned works by six contemporary African artists of different generations.