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The soul of a nation. Art in the era of black power

Exhibition July 12 − October 22, 2017
The Tate Modern in Londonpresents the exhibition "the Soul of a nation. Art in the era of black power." Visitors can get acquainted with the works of many talented black artists whose names now for some reason few people remember: Barkley L. Hendricks, Carolyn MIMS Lawrence, benny Andrews, Romare of Birden, Charles white and others. In the gallery also available some items related to the events of the struggle for civil rights.

In 2017 it will be exactly 50 years since the U.S. Supreme court overturned a ban on interracial marriage, and same – since the first use of the phrase "black power" ("Black Power") is a student activist of Stokly Carmichael – one of the main figures of the civil rights movement of blacks in the United States.

Artists have made important contributions to the struggle – creating and synthesizing something completely different, they usually did the main characters of his works of black people. Bright paintings and murals, collages, photographs, revolutionary clothing and sculpture – the diversity of the artwork reflects the views of the creators of these "explosive times".

The exhibition is available from 12 July to 22 October, will be an important step to rethink African-American history and art, which will give visitors the opportunity once again to think about the problems in society in General and racial discrimination in particular.