Foreign-Born American Artists from the Asheville Art Museum Collection
May 7–August 2, 2021
Appleby Foundation Exhibition Hall
Inspired by thebook Immigrant Gifts to American Life: Some Experiments in Appreciation of the Contributions of Our Foreign-Born Citizens to American Culturewritten in 1932 byAllen H. Eaton, a contemporary of Lewis Hine,the exhibition Old World/New Soilcalls attention to the collection of works the Museum has acquired from artists who came to the United States either at their own prompting or out of necessity. Just as they adopted America as their new home, we have in turn embraced them, their creative output, and their artwork.
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