El Anatsui, New Acquisition of Weatherspoon Art Museum

UNCS’s Weatherspoon Art Museum, which is known as the museums of the largest contemporary art collections with more than 6,200 works, announces its recent acquisition of several important works by artists working both today and earlier in the twentieth century. These new acquisitions are seen to expand the museum’s holdings of examples by female artists and artists of color.

 

Acquisitions include: Sanford Biggers, “Paket,” 2016; Xaviera Simmons, “If We Believe in Theory #2,” 2009; Donald Lipski, “Untitled,” from the series Ah! Roma!, 2000; Louise Fishman, “Untitled,” 2001; El Anatsui, “Paper and Gold,” 2017; George Segal, “Fireside Chat,” 1991; Beverly McIver, “Oh, Happy Day,” 2001; and David Humphrey, “Hercules,” 2009-2010.

June 25, 2018
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