A Homecoming Celebration
Image Credit: John N. Robinson, Myself, n.d., oil on canvas mounted to paperboard, 17" x 13"
Jeffrey Stewart, Curator
Professor and Chair, Department of Black Studies,
University of California, Santa Barbara
January 31 - March 7, 2009
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 31, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Bob Johnson, Chairman and Founder of The RLJ Companies will debut select works from his privately owned Barnett-Aden Collection (“the Collection”). Since the early 1980s, Johnson has assembled a private collection of more than 250 pieces of artwork by 19th- and 20th-Century African Americans, Africans and artists of other ethnicities. This exhibition, “Selections from the Barnett-Aden Collection: A Homecoming Celebration” is a preview of a variety of works featured in the Barnett-Aden Collection acquired by Johnson in 1998, and will be shown at Hemphill Fine Arts from January 31 through March 7, 2009.
HEMPHILL Fine Arts
1515 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Tuesday - Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM and by appointment.