African-American Artists at the National Gallery

NGA African-American Artists Collection – main page

The ICON Board of Directors wishes to acknowledge the tragic treatment of so many of our BIPOC* brothers and sisters through patterns of systemic racism and privilege that have persisted for generations. Eliminating these inhumane and socially destructive traditions is a challenge to which all American institutions and all of us as individual Americans must rise. One immediate and ongoing action the Gallery can take is to celebrate the outstanding artistic contributions of BIPOC artists by highlighting their presence at the National Gallery of Art. The NGA collection includes biographies and works of many artists, including:

*BIPOC: Black, Indigenous, & People Of Color. An acronym of long overdue relevance.

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