The Rubell Family Collection is groundbreaking for many reasons. The collection spans the last few decades in contemporary art and is practically unmatched in sheer size and volume. Not fearing controversy or difficult subjects, many pieces in the collection endeavor to send strong social, political, and/or religious commentary.
However, one of the most groundbreaking aspects of the collection ...Read More
Collecting piece by piece over period of more than fifty years, Vivian Hewitt and her late husband John were able to assemble what has become one of the most comprehensive and unique collections of African-American art.
The expansive collection includes works by renowned artists such as Romare Bearden, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Elizabeth Catlett, Jonathan Green, Jacob Lawrence, Ann Tanksley, Hale ...Read More
Dr. Walter O. Evans purchased his first works of art in 1978 – a portfolio of serigraphs by Jacob Lawrence called “The John Brown Series.” This significant acquisition, as it would prove to be, was the start of Dr. Evans newfound passion – collecting art.
In the intervening 36 years, the retired Detroit surgeon has been able to amass a private collection of more than 500 objects inc...Read More