The North Carolina Museum of Art Displays Contemporary African American Art

artwork: Robert Colescott - "Pygmalion", 1987 - Acrylic on canvas - 90" x 114". Rubell Family Collection, Miami, © 2010 Robert Colescott. On view at the North Carolina Museum of Art in "30 Americans" until September 4th.

Raleigh, NC.— The North Carolina Museum of Art is proud to present “30 Americans”, an exhibition of work by many significant contemporary African American artists, in its Meymandi Exhibition Gallery in East Building until September 4th. Organized by the internationally known Rubell Family Collection, the exhibition features 75 works of art from the last three decades and includes painting,drawing, photography, video, sculpture, and mixed-media installations. 30 Americans brings together both established and emerging artists whose work explores issues of race, gender, identity, history, and popular culture.