How a Trio of Black-Owned Galleries Changed the Art World

How a Trio of Black-Owned Galleries Changed the Art World

“For decades, the art world ignored artists of color — an institutional neglect it’s now trying to correct. But in the 1960s and ’70s, in Los Angeles and New York, three galleries led the way in showing the work of black artists, many of whom are now among the most influential of our time.”

In Los Angeles, from left: ULYSSES JENKINSCHARLES DICKSONBARBARA MCCULLOUGHSENGA NENGUDI and the Brockman Gallery co-founder DALE BROCKMAN DAVIS
In New York City, from left: the JAM founder LINDA GOODE BRYANTGREGORY EDWARDS, the Gallery 32 founder SUZANNE JACKSON, the author and former JAM employee GREG TATELORRAINE O’GRADYFRED WILSONHOWARDENA PINDELLADGER COWANSMAREN HASSINGERDAWOUD BEY and MING SMITH.

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