The Art of Romare Bearden

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[image] Of the Blues: At the Savoy, 1974

Romare Bearden, Of the Blues: At the Savoy, 1974
collage of various papers with paint, ink, and graphite on fiberboard
From the Collection of Raymond J. McGuire
© Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, N.Y.

One of twenty collages in Bearden's "Of the Blues" series, this takes us to the Savoy Ballroom, which was advertised at the time as "the home of happy feet."

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