Lilian Thomas Burwell, Winged Autumn, 2007; Oil on canvas over wood and Plexiglas, 23 x 46 x 6 1/2 in.; Courtesy of the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park; 2011.06.001; Gift of the artist; © Lilian Thomas Burwell. Photo by E. G. Schempf

Lilian Thomas Burwell, Winged Autumn, 2007; Oil on canvas over wood and Plexiglas, 23 x 46 x 6 1/2 in.; Courtesy of the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park; 2011.06.001; Gift of the artist; © Lilian Thomas Burwell. Photo by E. G. Schempf

A new exhibit at The National Museum of Women in The Arts showcases the often unsung contributions of black women –many of them local– to modern, abstract art. Kojo talks to two women who brought the “Magnetic Fields” exhibit to Washington, D.C. about the role our region played in developing black, female, abstract artists.

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  • Ginny Treanor Associate Curator, National Museum of Women in the Arts; @WomenInTheArts
  • Lilian Thomas Burwell Artist

Art From "Magnetic Fields"

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