Art Newspaper Profiles Souls Grown Deep Foundation

June 9th, 2017

Lonnie Holley, via Art NewspaperThe Art Newspaper profiles the work of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, an organization that has promoted the work of African-American artists of the South working beyond the traditional gallery system, and which will take over the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco for a major exhibition this year.  “We’ve spent a lot of time trying to illustrate to people that a great Gee’s Bend quilt or a Thornton Dial sculpture or a Lonnie Holley can stand next to any contemporary work,” says board member Michael Sellman.

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