Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Souls Grown Deep Foundation at the De Young Museum

ALPHA OMEGA ARTS
SAN FRANCISCO---"Revelations: Art from the African American South" celebrates the debut of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco major acquisition from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation in Atlanta of 62 works by contemporary African American artists from the Southern United States. Included in the current acquisition are paintings, sculptures, drawings, and quilts by 22 acclaimed artists, including Thornton Dial, Annie Mae Young, and Purvis Young. The history of the partnership between the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Souls Grown Deep Foundation dates back to 2006, when the Museums hosted the loan exhibition The Quilts of Gee’s Bend.

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco: "Revelations: Art from the African American South" (Through April 1, 2018); De Young Museum, Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco; 415.750.3600; famsf.org