A New World in My View

Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey

Exhibition Website

Nov 5 2016 - Mar 19 2017

Speed Art Museum

Louisville, KY

The Speed Art Museum has received a major gift of 35 contemporary artworks from the Los Angeles-based scholar, advocate, and collector Gordon W. Bailey. All 21 artists, most African-American artists from the southern United States, featured in this gift are making their debuts in the Speed Art Museum’s permanent collection. A selection of these works will be on view in the exhibition A New World in My View: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey  in the Speed’s contemporary galleries on the second floor of the North building.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website.

  • American
  • 20th Century
  • Purvis Young
  • Sam Doyle
  • Willie Birch
  • Charlie Lucas
  • Welmon Sharlhorne
  • and others

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