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Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color

Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color

Mint Museum RANDOLPH Nov 14 2009-Feb 27 2010   /  The exhibition provides a survey the many styles of Jones' 75 years as a painter stretching from the late Harlem Renaissance to her more contemporary work.

Exhibition Highlights

About The Exhibition

Examining the prolific career of Loïs Mailou Jones, spanning nearly 75 years, this exhibition presents approximately 70 works from private collections and from the artist's estate.

The exhibition provides a survey the many styles of Jones' 75 years as a painter stretching from the late Harlem Renaissance to her contemporary synthesis of African, Caribbean and American iconography. Jones, as a noted educator, taught painting and related subjects at Howard University for 47 years. Among her illustrious students are David Driskell, Elizabeth Catlett and Robert Freeman.