OPENING RECEPTION: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2007, 6-8 PM
Von Lintel Gallery is pleased to present Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song. Taking a cue from Melvin Van Peebles’ infamous 1971 film of the same name, this exhibition of fourteen African American artists is also a journey that examines the representation of African Americans in popular culture.
Artists are Dawoud Bey, Radcliffe Bailey, Iona Rozeal Brown, Zoë Charlton, Renee Cox, Michael Paul Britto, Barkley Hendricks, Titus Kaphar, Lawrence Lee, Carrie Mae-Weems, Robert Pruitt, Ifétayo Abdus-Salam, Mickalene Thomas, and Hank Willis Thomas.
Curated by Collette Blanchard, the exhibition spans over 35 years and several different mediums including photography, drawings, paintings, video and installation.
VON LINTEL GALLERY
555 WEST 25TH STREET
NEW YORK , NY 10001
For further information or visual material, please contact Collette Blanchard at (212) 242-0599 or e-mail at