New on View: Dawoud Bey and William H. Johnson

May 14, 2021 – August 5, 2021

Dawoud Bey, Untitled #1 (Picket Fence and Farmhouse) from the series Night Coming Tenderly, Black, 2017, printed 2018, gelatin silver print, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Ellen Benninghoven and Michael Schafer, 2019.29.1, © 2019, Dawoud Bey

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and G Streets, NW
Washington, DC

This focused installation features recently acquired photographs by Dawoud Bey in conversation with a painting by William H. Johnson that refer to the Underground Railroad.