Exposition d'art : Rose and Melvin Smith: Remembering Rondo

Exposition d'art : Rose and Melvin Smith: Remembering Rondo
Melvin Smith, “Combs Family,” 2003, paper collage.

Rose and Melvin Smith: Remembering Rondo

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Rose and Melvin Smith

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Vendredi, 7 Juin, 2019 - Dimanche, 8 Septembre, 2019

Currently living in Eagan, MN, Melvin R. and Rose J. Smith were residents of St. Paul’s Rondo neighborhood for many years—Rose for most of her life and Melvin from 1963 to 1968. The Smiths’ artwork consists of urban scenes and portraits that present realist, expressionist, and at times allegorical takes on Black life in America. The works in this exhibition are drawn from their Rondo series—a sprawling body of work that stands as an elegiac anthem for that lost neighborhood and the enduring community that lives on in its wake.

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Weisman Museum of Art
333 E River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States