The art of Kevin Blythe Sampson

THE ART OF
KEVIN BLYTHE SAMPSON

3/17/16

Kevin sampson upcoming show at the Newark Musuem -Modern Heroics 75 Years of African-American Expressionism at the Newark Museum

Kevin sampson upcoming show at the Newark Musuem

https://www.newarkmuseum.org/Modern-Heroics

Modern Heroics
75 Years of African-American Expressionism at the Newark Museum
June 18, 2016-January 8, 2017

This exhibition presents selected works from Newark’s permanent collection of African-American art.  Taking a fresh look at heroic themes in modern and contemporary art, this unique exhibition features 32 paintings and sculptural works with an emphasis on storytelling and expressive imagery.   Mythical and universal subject matter, the bold use of color and dramatic scale, and the artists’ direct physical engagement with their materials are all themes explored in this exhibition.
Modern Heroics brings together rarely exhibited works by leading historical and contemporary African-American artists, placing in dialogue several generations and a range of self-taught and formally trained approaches. The exhibition will feature large-scale paintings by Norman Lewis, Purvis Young, Emma Amos, Bob Thompson and Mickalene Thomas among others; and sculptural works by Chakaia Booker, Thornton Dial, Kenseth Armstead and Kevin Sampson.
Tricia Laughlin Bloom, Ph.D., Curator, American Art
- See more at: https://www.newarkmuseum.org/Modern-Heroics#sthash.noluNSsg.dpuf

Modern Heroics
75 Years of African-American Expressionism at the Newark Museum
June 18, 2016-January 8, 2017

This exhibition presents selected works from Newark’s permanent collection of African-American art.  Taking a fresh look at heroic themes in modern and contemporary art, this unique exhibition features 32 paintings and sculptural works with an emphasis on storytelling and expressive imagery.   Mythical and universal subject matter, the bold use of color and dramatic scale, and the artists’ direct physical engagement with their materials are all themes explored in this exhibition.
Modern Heroics brings together rarely exhibited works by leading historical and contemporary African-American artists, placing in dialogue several generations and a range of self-taught and formally trained approaches. The exhibition will feature large-scale paintings by Norman Lewis, Purvis Young, Emma Amos, Bob Thompson and Mickalene Thomas among others; and sculptural works by Chakaia Booker, Thornton Dial, Kenseth Armstead and Kevin Sampson.
Tricia Laughlin Bloom, Ph.D., Curator, American Art
- See more at: https://www.newarkmuseum.org/Modern-Heroics#sthash.hU5lKkiQ.dpuf

Modern Heroics
75 Years of African-American Expressionism at the Newark Museum
June 18, 2016-January 8, 2017

This exhibition presents selected works from Newark’s permanent collection of African-American art.  Taking a fresh look at heroic themes in modern and contemporary art, this unique exhibition features 32 paintings and sculptural works with an emphasis on storytelling and expressive imagery.   Mythical and universal subject matter, the bold use of color and dramatic scale, and the artists’ direct physical engagement with their materials are all themes explored in this exhibition.
Modern Heroics brings together rarely exhibited works by leading historical and contemporary African-American artists, placing in dialogue several generations and a range of self-taught and formally trained approaches. The exhibition will feature large-scale paintings by Norman Lewis, Purvis Young, Emma Amos, Bob Thompson and Mickalene Thomas among others; and sculptural works by Chakaia Booker, Thornton Dial, Kenseth Armstead and Kevin Sampson.
Tricia Laughlin Bloom, Ph.D., Curator, American Art
- See more at: https://www.newarkmuseum.org/Modern-Heroics#sthash.hU5lKkiQ.dpuf

Modern Heroics
75 Years of African-American Expressionism at the Newark Museum
June 18, 2016-January 8, 2017

This exhibition presents selected works from Newark’s permanent collection of African-American art.  Taking a fresh look at heroic themes in modern and contemporary art, this unique exhibition features 32 paintings and sculptural works with an emphasis on storytelling and expressive imagery.   Mythical and universal subject matter, the bold use of color and dramatic scale, and the artists’ direct physical engagement with their materials are all themes explored in this exhibition.
Modern Heroics brings together rarely exhibited works by leading historical and contemporary African-American artists, placing in dialogue several generations and a range of self-taught and formally trained approaches. The exhibition will feature large-scale paintings by Norman Lewis, Purvis Young, Emma Amos, Bob Thompson and Mickalene Thomas among others; and sculptural works by Chakaia Booker, Thornton Dial, Kenseth Armstead and Kevin Sampson.
Tricia Laughlin Bloom, Ph.D., Curator, American Art
- See more at: https://www.newarkmuseum.org/Modern-Heroics#sthash.hU5lKkiQ.dpuf

Modern Heroics
75 Years of African-American Expressionism at the Newark Museum
June 18, 2016-January 8, 2017

This exhibition presents selected works from Newark’s permanent collection of African-American art.  Taking a fresh look at heroic themes in modern and contemporary art, this unique exhibition features 32 paintings and sculptural works with an emphasis on storytelling and expressive imagery.   Mythical and universal subject matter, the bold use of color and dramatic scale, and the artists’ direct physical engagement with their materials are all themes explored in this exhibition.
 
Modern Heroics brings together rarely exhibited works by leading historical and contemporary African-American artists, placing in dialogue several generations and a range of self-taught and formally trained approaches. The exhibition will feature large-scale paintings by Norman Lewis, Purvis Young, Emma Amos, Bob Thompson and Mickalene Thomas among others; and sculptural works by Chakaia Booker, Thornton Dial, Kenseth Armstead and Kevin Sampson.
 
Tricia Laughlin Bloom, Ph.D., Curator, American Art
 
- See more at: https://www.newarkmuseum.org/Modern-Heroics#sthash.noluNSsg.dpuf

Modern Heroics
75 Years of African-American Expressionism at the Newark Museum
June 18, 2016-January 8, 2017

This exhibition presents selected works from Newark’s permanent collection of African-American art.  Taking a fresh look at heroic themes in modern and contemporary art, this unique exhibition features 32 paintings and sculptural works with an emphasis on storytelling and expressive imagery.   Mythical and universal subject matter, the bold use of color and dramatic scale, and the artists’ direct physical engagement with their materials are all themes explored in this exhibition.
Modern Heroics brings together rarely exhibited works by leading historical and contemporary African-American artists, placing in dialogue several generations and a range of self-taught and formally trained approaches. The exhibition will feature large-scale paintings by Norman Lewis, Purvis Young, Emma Amos, Bob Thompson and Mickalene Thomas among others; and sculptural works by Chakaia Booker, Thornton Dial, Kenseth Armstead and Kevin Sampson.
Tricia Laughlin Bloom, Ph.D., Curator, American Art
- See more at: https://www.newarkmuseum.org/Modern-Heroics#sthash.noluNSsg.dpuf

Modern Heroics
75 Years of African-American Expressionism at the Newark Museum
June 18, 2016-January 8, 2017

This exhibition presents selected works from Newark’s permanent collection of African-American art.  Taking a fresh look at heroic themes in modern and contemporary art, this unique exhibition features 32 paintings and sculptural works with an emphasis on storytelling and expressive imagery.   Mythical and universal subject matter, the bold use of color and dramatic scale, and the artists’ direct physical engagement with their materials are all themes explored in this exhibition.
Modern Heroics brings together rarely exhibited works by leading historical and contemporary African-American artists, placing in dialogue several generations and a range of self-taught and formally trained approaches. The exhibition will feature large-scale paintings by Norman Lewis, Purvis Young, Emma Amos, Bob Thompson and Mickalene Thomas among others; and sculptural works by Chakaia Booker, Thornton Dial, Kenseth Armstead and Kevin Sampson.
Tricia Laughlin Bloom, Ph.D., Curator, American Art
- See more at: https://www.newarkmuseum.org/Modern-Heroics#sthash.hU5lKkiQ.dpuf


Modern Heroics
75 Years of African-American Expressionism at the Newark Museum
June 18, 2016-January 8, 2017

This exhibition presents selected works from Newark’s permanent collection of African-American art.  Taking a fresh look at heroic themes in modern and contemporary art, this unique exhibition features 32 paintings and sculptural works with an emphasis on storytelling and expressive imagery.   Mythical and universal subject matter, the bold use of color and dramatic scale, and the artists’ direct physical engagement with their materials are all themes explored in this exhibition.

Modern Heroics brings together rarely exhibited works by leading historical and contemporary African-American artists, placing in dialogue several generations and a range of self-taught and formally trained approaches. The exhibition will feature large-scale paintings by Norman Lewis, Purvis Young, Emma Amos, Bob Thompson and Mickalene Thomas among others; and sculptural works by Chakaia Booker, Thornton Dial, Kenseth Armstead and Kevin Sampson.

Tricia Laughlin Bloom, Ph.D., Curator, American Art

- See more at: https://www.newarkmuseum.org/Modern-Heroics#sthash.hU5lKkiQ.dpuf



Modern Heroics
75 Years of African-American Expressionism at the Newark Museum
June 18, 2016-January 8, 2017

This exhibition presents selected works from Newark’s permanent collection of African-American art.  Taking a fresh look at heroic themes in modern and contemporary art, this unique exhibition features 32 paintings and sculptural works with an emphasis on storytelling and expressive imagery.   Mythical and universal subject matter, the bold use of color and dramatic scale, and the artists’ direct physical engagement with their materials are all themes explored in this exhibition.
Modern Heroics brings together rarely exhibited works by leading historical and contemporary African-American artists, placing in dialogue several generations and a range of self-taught and formally trained approaches. The exhibition will feature large-scale paintings by Norman Lewis, Purvis Young, Emma Amos, Bob Thompson and Mickalene Thomas among others; and sculptural works by Chakaia Booker, Thornton Dial, Kenseth Armstead and Kevin Sampson.
Tricia Laughlin Bloom, Ph.D., Curator, American Art
- See more at: https://www.newarkmuseum.org/Modern-Heroics#sthash.hU5lKkiQ.dpuf