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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 all 34

»  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