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Kenkeleba Gallery

New York, New York, USA, United States of America

Kenkeleba Gallery, Kenkeleba House was the venue for The Search for Freedom: African American Abstract Painting 1945-1975. The exhibition’s dates were May 19 - July 14, 1991. The exhibition featured some 35 artists.

The catalogue for the exhibition noted that “Kenkeleba House provides an alternative exhibition environment for artist (sic) known and less well known.

The name Kenkeleba is derived from that of a Combretum plant grown in Senegambia and known for its spiritual and nutritional value.”

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»  The Search For Freedom: African American Abstract Painting 1945-1975

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1991

Exhibitions at this venue

People who have appeared at this venue - view 5

»  Charles Alston

Born, 1907 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Died, 1977

»  Romare Bearden

Born, 1911 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Died, 1988

»  Betty Blayton-Taylor

Born, 1937 in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

»  Frank Bowling OBE, RA

Born, 1935 - 1937 (probably 1936) in British Guiana (now Guyana) Caribbean/S. America

»  Peter Bradley

Born, 1940 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, USA

»  Vivienne E. Browne

Born, 1929 in Laurel, Florida, USA

»  Ed/Edward Clark

Born, 1926 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

»  Larry/Lawrence Wm. Compton/Compton Kolawole

Born, 1931 in Beaumont, Texas

»  Adger Cowans

Born, 1936

»  Beauford Delaney

Born, 1901. Died, 1978

»  Sam Gilliam

Born, 1933 in Tupelo, MS, USA

»  Ray Grist

Born, 1939 in New York, USA

»  Bill Hutson

Born, 1936 in San Marcos, Texas, USA

»  Zell Ingram

Born, 1910 in Carrothersville, Ohio. Died, 1971

»  Harlan Jackson

Born, 1918. Died, 1993

»  Daniel Johnson/LaRue Johnson

Born, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA, USA

»  Ronald Joseph

Born, 1910 in St. Kitts, British West Indies

»  Norman Lewis

Born, 1909. Died, 1979

»  Al/Alvin Loving

Born, 1935. Died, 2005

»  Richard Mayhew

Born, 1924 in Amityville, New York, USA

»  Algernon Miller

Born, 1945 in New York, USA

»  Mary Lovelace O’Neal

Born, 1942 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA

»  Joe Overstreet

Born, 1934 in Conehatta, MS, USA

»  Howardena Pindell

Born, 1943 in Philadelphia, PA, USA

»  Haywood Bill Rivers

Born, 1922. Died, 2002

»  Thomas Sills

Born, 1914 in Castalia, North Carolina, USA

»  Thelma Johnson Streat

Born, 1912 in Yakima, Washington, USA. Died, 1959

»  Alma Thomas

Born, 1886 - 1896 (probably 1891). Died, 1978

»  Mildred Thompson

Born, 1936 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA

»  William White

Born, 1937 in Washington, D.C., USA. Died, 1968

»  Jack Whitten

Born, 1939 in Bessemer, Alabama, USA

»  William T. Williams

Born, 1942 in Cross Creek, NC, USA

»  Frank Wimberley

Born, 1926 in Pleasantville, New Jersey, USA

»  Hale Woodruff

Born, 1900 in Cairo, Illinois, USA. Died, 1980