Patience & Perseverance: The Black Photographers Annual, Volume 4

Nov 10, 2018 - Apr 30, 2019

Exhibition Overview

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Installation view of Truthful Witnessing: The Black Photographers Annual, Volume 3.

When The Black Photographers Annual editors asked James Van Der Zee if he had any advice for younger photographers, the elder artist replied, “patience and perseverance.” The fourth rotation of the Annual will pair photographs by Van Der Zee with a selection of works by a younger generation, including Dawoud Bey, Jules Allen and Marilyn Nance, among others. Curated by Dr. Sarah Eckhardt, VMFA associate curator of modern and contemporary art.

(Photo courtesy of David Stover © VMFA.)

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