Exhibitions: Recalling an African American Photo Collective

By David Schonauer   Friday February 14, 2020

In 1963, responding to their underrepresentation in the art world, two groups of African American photographers met in New York and decided to join forces. The result was the Kamoinge collective (the word comes from the Kenyan language of Gikuyu and means “a group of people acting and working together”). TheVirginia Museum of Fine Arts is holding an exhibition of the collective’s work, which, notes The Washington Post, features work by Louis Draper, Anthony Barboza, Roy DeCarava, and others.

Read the whole story at The Washington Post.


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