This is the closing weekend for TRUTH & BEAUTY—CHARLES WHITE AND HIS CIRCLE, an exhibition of works by the great draftsman and his friends and colleagues, reflecting White’s working life in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles—the host cities of his concurrent retrospective.
Among White’s circle and included in the show are Romare Bearden, Betye Saar, Roy DeCarava, Philip Evergood, Robert Gwathmey, David Hammons, Jacob Lawrence, Gordon Parks, Norman Lewis, Ben Shahn, John Biggers, Eldzier Cortor, Kerry James Marshall, and Hale Woodruff.
Through Saturday, November 10.
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, 100 Eleventh Avenue (at 19th Street), New York City.
Through January 13.
Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, New York City.
The retrospective will be on view in Los Angeles in early 2019, along with two coincident exhibitions: LIFE MODEL—CHARLES WHITE AND HIS STUDENTS at LACMA’s satellite gallery at Charles White Elementary School—formerly Otis Art Institute, where the artist taught for many years—and a show at CAAM.
February 17 through June 9.
LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.
Charles White, J’Accuse! No.5, 1966, Wolff crayon and charcoal on paper.
Betye Saar, The Mystic Window #1, 1965, assemblage with etchings, graphite, ink, and watercolor on paper in antique window frame.
Romare Bearden, Flights and Fantasy, 1970, mixed media collage of various papers and synthetic polymer paint on Masonite.
Charles White, Untitled, 1945, tempera and graphite on illustration board.
Charles White, Juba #2, 1965, Wolff crayon and oil wash on illustration board.
Image credit: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery.