MICHELLE OBAMA’S NOD TO GEES BEND QUILTS

  The colorful pattern speaks to the uniquely Obama-esque blend of patriotism and activism, tradition and modernity. Quilting is the essence of Americana; specifically, the pattern evokes the strikingly modernist quilts created by the isolated African-American community of Gee’s Bend, Alabama, beginning in the late nineteenth century. Created from recycled scraps of fabric, often in […]

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THORNTON DIAL IS NOW ON VIEW

David Lewis is pleased to announce a survey of major works by Thornton Dial. The gallery is located at 88 Eldridge Street, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10002. In 1993, Dial made his New York museum solo debut with Thornton Dial: Image of the Tiger, at the New Museum (in association with the American Folk Art […]

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