The Emergence of Black Women Artists: The Founding of “Where We At”

  title={The Emergence of Black Women Artists: The Founding of “Where We At”},
  author={Kaye Brown},
  journal={Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art},
  pages={118 - 127}
  • Kaye Brown
  • Published 21 September 2011
  • Art
  • Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art
Although the Black Arts movement of the 1960s and 1970s signaled one of the most significant developments in recent American art history, black women artists, for the most part, were underrepresented in major gallery and museum exhibitions at the movement’s inception. “Where We At” Black Women Artists: 1971, the first show of professional black women artists, was launched at the Acts of Art Gallery. The fourteen participants went on to form an artists’ collective of the same name. The group… 
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