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Cedric Smith: Horsepower
October 10, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
The Paul R. Jones Museum is proud to present CedricSmith: Horsepower, an exhibition of new work by the artist which will be onview from First Friday, October 7 through December 9, 2022. There will be areception on First Friday, November 4, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Cedric Smith willvisit Tuscaloosa in October to present a talk as part of the Paul R. JonesLecture Series, the date and time to be announced soon.
From the curator, Emily Bibb: “We are very excited to bringnew paintings by Cedric Smith to the Jones Museum. We have two works by Smithin the Paul R. Jones Collection already that showcase American culture andBlack Americana using a mix of painting and collage. This new body of workdeepens that focus on Blacks’ contributions to American culture and mythologywith attention on Black cowboys and jockeys. When Smith visits Tuscaloosa laterthis fall as part of the Paul R. Jones Lecture Series,” Bibb added, “We’relooking forward to hosting him and hearing more about this new direction in hiswork.”
Image credit: Cedric Smith, “Red Wild Rag,” oil oncanvas. Image courtesy of the artist.
The Paul R. Jones Museum is an essential part of theeducation and development of UA students and our community. Admission to thegallery is free. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and on the FirstFriday of the month, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Call the museum at (205) 345-3038or email the director formore information. The PaulR. Jones Museum is located at 2308 Sixth Street, in downtownTuscaloosa, one block from the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center.