Modern Heroics: 75 Years of African-American Expressionism at the Newark Museum

This exhibition features 32 paintings and sculptural works with an emphasis on storytelling and expressive imagery.
, 'Landscape with Camouflage,' 2012, Newark Museum

Mickalene Thomas

Landscape with Camouflage, 2012

Newark Museum

, 'Black Couple in Bed Looking at TV,' 1971, Newark Museum

Dmitri Wright

Black Couple in Bed Looking at TV, 1971

Newark Museum

, 'Portrait of Five Women, Kingston, Jamaica (detail): Miss Caribbean,' 2012, Newark Museum

Shoshanna Weinberger

Portrait of Five Women, Kingston, Jamaica (detail): Miss Caribbean, 2012

Newark Museum

, 'The Eagle Flies,' 1979, Newark Museum

Nellie Mae Rowe

The Eagle Flies, 1979

Newark Museum

, 'St. George and the Dragon,' ca. 1961, Newark Museum

Bob Thompson

St. George and the Dragon, ca. 1961

Newark Museum

, 'The Burning Bush,' 1941, Newark Museum

Beauford Delaney

The Burning Bush, 1941

Newark Museum

, 'Forest Figures #1,' 1964, Newark Museum

Emilio Cruz

Forest Figures #1, 1964

Newark Museum

, 'Jubilation,' 2013, Newark Museum

Claude Lawrence

Jubilation, 2013

Newark Museum

, 'Bitches Brew (Act 1),' 2002, Newark Museum

Chakaia Booker

Bitches Brew (Act 1), 2002

Newark Museum

, 'Portrait of Five Women, Kingston, Jamaica: Miss Marlene (detail),' 2012, Newark Museum

Shoshanna Weinberger

Portrait of Five Women, Kingston, Jamaica: Miss Marlene (detail), 2012

Newark Museum

, 'Carnival,' 1957, Newark Museum

Norman Wilfred Lewis

Carnival, 1957

Newark Museum

, 'Circe,' 1907, Newark Museum

Edith Woodman Burroughs

Circe, 1907

Newark Museum