Video: Black Orpheus’s Influence Beyond the African Continent

Ndubuisi Ezeluomba, co-curator of Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club, shares a closer look at a work by William H. Johnson in a section of the exhibition that shows the global impact of the publication on modern art.⁠


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Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club was made possible in part by major funding from National Endowment for the Humanities, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Getty Foundation Paper Project, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the IFPDA Foundation. The Wyeth Foundation for American Art provided support for the exhibition catalogue.