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Featured art from a variety of issues, include (above) The Block by Romare Bearden; his 18-foot mural celebrating Harlem was on view at The Met, Spring 2010. Six panels, each: 48 x 36 in. Cut and pasted printed, colored and metallic papers, photostats, pencil, ink marker, gouache, watercolor, and pen and ink on Masonite. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Shore, 1978 © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY



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Artwork above by Atta Kwami, Andy Warhol, Reuben Toledo and Leoma Lovegrove

(above) Barack-FDR by C.F. Payne For Time, March 23, 2009 mixed media, Lent by the Artist. Famous Faces, Average Joes: The Work of C.F. Payne
was on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum in Fall '09.