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Joyce J. Scott in "A Face Like Mine" at the Mattatuck Museum

Joyce J. Scott, War Woman II, 2014.

A collaborative project with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this exhibition celebrates 100 years of African American figurative art. This selection of seventy works including paintings, sculpture, prints, and photographs by fifty-two Black artists explores the African American experience from the Harlem Renaissance through the Civil Rights era to the current day.

Show includes works by Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett, Kerry James Marshall, Lorna Simpson, James Van Der Zee and Kehinde Wiley, showcasing how these artists depicted their reality through their own lens.

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