Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
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Romare Bearden was born in 1911 in Charlotte, NC. He received a BS in Education in 1934 from New York University in New York, NY. He has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (1971); Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI (1984); National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (2003-04); and The Frick, Pittsburgh, PA (2022-23). Bearden has also participated in several group exhibitions, including at Institute of Modern Art, Boston, MA (1943); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (1969); Museum of African American Art, Los Angeles, CA (1984); and High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA (2022). Bearden died in 1988 in New York, NY.

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