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Don’t miss the exquisite Native-American carvings at the Sainsbury Centre

25 March 2023

9:00 AM

25 March 2023

9:00 AM

Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers: Black Artists from the American South

Royal Academy, until 18 June

Empowering Art: Indigenous Creativity and Activism from North America’s Northwest Coast

Sainsbury Centre, Norwich, until 30 July

It’s payback time: women, artists from ethnic minorities and non-western traditions are taking over the exhibition schedules. On the heels of the seven women expressionists in Making Modernism at the Royal Academy comes Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers: Black Artists from the American South. ‘We are aware that art history has excluded a lot of artists and it is incumbent on us to broaden our perspective,’ said Academy secretary Axel Rüger at the press view – and for anyone who failed to grasp the magnitude of the moment one of the artists, Lonnie Holley, added: ‘This is the Royal...

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