Art Museum of WVU, Upper Gallery
January 22—May 15, 2022
“True Colors: Picturing Identity” is a new exhibition featuring selections from the New York collection of James Cottrell and Joseph Lovett exhibited for the very first time in West Virginia—including major works by Keith Haring, Deborah Kass, Robert Mapplethorpe, Cindy Sherman, and Andy Warhol, among others.
Together with objects from the Art Museum’s permanent collection, “True Colors” includes paintings, sculpture, prints, ceramics, and photographs by 20 contemporary artists—all of whom use the human figure to explore and express diverse aspects of both personal and collective identities. Many of these works challenge traditional art historical narratives that have often excluded marginalized groups, including women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals.
Full article at: arts.wvu.edu