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A Painter’s Mind: Romare Bearden

September 14, 2003–January 4, 2004
East Building, Ground Floor, Study Center

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery of Art.


Original exhibition poster
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Overview: This display was drawn from the artist's library, which remains intact at the Romare Bearden Foundation, New York. Included were 36 books and journals with inscriptions to the artist, scholarly discussions of his work, and the artist's own notes and clippings.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art. Neal Turtell, executive librarian, and Ruth Fine, curator of special projects in modern art, were cocurators.

The Art of Romare Bearden
September 14, 2003 – January 4, 2004
Bearden, Romare
American, 1911 - 1988