Upcoming Exhibition

Romare Bearden: Abstraction

Exploring Romare Bearden’s important yet rarely-seen body of abstract work in tandem with the range of his art (including the popular figurative collages), this exhibition highlights Bearden’s place within the context of the New York avant-garde of the 1950s-60s and provides the opportunity to reassess the achievements of this seminal American artist.


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Available from 2020-2021


Presentation Period: 12 weeks

Space Required: 5000-7000 sq. ft.


For booking information, contact Margery King at mking@amfedarts.org or 212.988.7700 ext. 246.


The fully-illustrated publication includes an introduction by Lowery Sims and an in-depth essay by the exhibition’s curator, as well as a chronology and bibliography.


Tracy Fitzpatrick, Ph.D. is Director of the Neuberger Museum of Art and Associate Professor of Art History at Purchase College, SUNY. She has written and taught widely on American art of the twentieth century. Her exhibitions include When Modern Was Contemporary: The Roy R. Neuberger Collection (2014); American People, Black Light: Faith Ringgold’s Painting of the 1960s (2010); and Facing Abstraction: Refiguring the Body in the Twentieth Century (2006).


Organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, SUNY