Event

Romare Bearden, Jazz Rhapsody, 1982. John Bankston, Music (after Jess), 2005.

Romare Bearden, Jazz Rhapsody, collage on board, 8.5" x11", 1982. Gift of Dr. Walter O. Evans and Mrs. Linda J. Evans. John Bankston, Music (after Jess), oil on linen, 72" x 96", 2005. Collection of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Image courtesy of the artist and Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California.

"Rehearsals: The Practice and Influence of Sound and Movement"

SCAD Museum of Art

Savannah, GA

601 Turner Blvd.


"Rehearsals: The Practice and Influence of Sound and Movement" presents works by acclaimed artists from the Walter O. Evans Collection in dialogue with selected contemporary works that explore themes of sound, movement, practice and process. This cross-generational exhibition features media ranging from painting and sculpture to video and photography, showcasing some of the diverse influences and expressions that have developed within cross-cultural artistic practices in the last century. Additionally, "Rehearsals" dovetails the unique and surprising correlations between audible expressions and visual languages in art.

Selected artists from the Evans Collection include Romare Bearden, Richmond Barthé, Beauford Delaney, Aaron Douglas, Clementine Hunter, Jacob Lawrence and Alma Thomas.

Selected contemporary artists include John Bankston, Sanford Biggers, Candice Brietz, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Satch Hoyt, Jennie C. Jones, Rashaad Newsome, Dario Robleto, Jean Shin, Los Carpinteros and Xaviera Simmons.

The exhibition is free with SCAD Museum of Art admission.