This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World installed at the Hood Museum of Art, January 5–July 23, 2022. Photo by Rob Strong. Copyright 2022 Rob Strong

Detail views of paintings by (left to right): Hisako Hibi, Study for a Self-Portrait, Topaz, Utah, ca. 1944. Japanese American National Museum; Miki Hayakawa, Untitled, ca. 1930s. Collection of Richard Sakai; and Miné Okubo, Portrait Study, ca. 1937. Trustees of the Miné Okubo Art Collection at the Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties, Riverside Community College District, California.

Installation of the exhibition FREEDOM: Abstract Expressionism, Tougaloo College and the Civil Rights Movement. FREEDOM is a permeant teaching exhibition located within the Ronald O. Schnell Art Gallery, Bennie G. Thompson Academic and Civil Rights Research Center, Tougaloo College, Mississippi, Photograph by Mark Geil, Curator, Turry M. Flucker.

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