The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Sunday, April 19, 2015


Art Collector Shares His Personal Collection with Studio Clout Fine Art Gallery
Artists, art scholars and patrons gather at Studio Clout Fine Art Gallery in Atlanta, GA to pay homage to Mr. Paul R. Jones and a portion of his vast collection of African American art. Photo: Sheila Pree Bright.
ATLANTA, GA.- Studio Clout Fine Art Gallery is showing a segment of The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, which, in its entirety, is one of the largest and most comprehensive art collections of 20th century African-American visual art in the world.

"We are very proud, excited and humbled to house one of the most historic art collections in the country at our gallery," said Linda Lima, owner and art curator at Studio Clout Fine Art Gallery located in the Castleberry Hill Arts District of Atlanta. The art collection was amassed throughout the last four decades by Jones, who has been described by Art & Antiques magazine as "one of the top art collectors in the country."

The art collection originated from Jones' discovery that many art museums he had visited held few works by African-American artists. Throughout the years, Jones' home in Atlanta became too small to hold all his collected art work and after much consideration, Jones decided to donate major portions of his massive art collection to The University of Delaware and The University of Alabama.

"The Jones Collection is remarkable not only for the breadth and quality of African-American artists represented in it, but also because it brings together a body of artists who worked at a time in recent American history when African-American artists were not widely collected," said Dr. Amalia Amaki, author and professor of art and art history.

Jones hopes that his collection will preserve the legacy of artists -- especially African-American artists, spark the interest of future art collectors, and help elevate African- American art in the eyes of the art world. "I want to ensure that this genre of art, which is an intrinsic part of the history and totality of American art, is never lost or forgotten by the art world" says Jones.

Studio Clout Fine Art Gallery | Linda Lima | Paul R. Jones | Collection of African-American Art | Amalia Amaki |




Today's News

January 1, 2010

Edgar Degas Impressionist Painting "Les Choristes" Stolen from Marseille Museum

Queensland Art Gallery Exclusive Australian Venue for Hats Exhibition

Goodbye to Some of the Notable People in the Arts Who Left Us in 2009

Hamburger Bahnhof Shows Paul Pfeiffer's "The Saints"

Reading Public Museum Director and CEO Ronald C. Roth Steps Down

Moderna Museet's Exhibition at New Museum in Malmo Focuses on the 60s

Royal Academy to Open a Bicentenary Exhibition Celebrating Paul Sandby

Robert Sample's New Solo Show Opens Next Week at Signal Gallery

New Book Shows Photos of the Preservation of Wilderness in NYC Parks

Art Collector Shares His Personal Collection with Studio Clout Fine Art Gallery

Group Show at Small A Projects Opens Gallery's Schedule for Next Year

Director Theodora Vischer Resigns from her Duties at Schaulager

Ralo Mayer's Cross-Media Work to be Shown at Argos-Centre for Art & Media

Eli Lilly & Co. Heiress Ruth Lilly Dies at 94

Katonah Art Center to Hold First-Ever Faculty Show

Unique Night of Art and Music will Celebrate the Alternative History of the London Fields Lido

BYU Museum Celebrates 100 Years of Collection with Exhibition

Robert H. Smith, President Emeritus, National Gallery of Art, Dies at 81

Guadalajara Regional Museum "Murillos" will be Examined

Mexica Sun Stone Inspires the Google Search Engine Logo

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- 'Feeling Van Gogh' makes art accessible for visually impaired visitors

2.- Art lovers get naked for new exhibition tours at the National Gallery of Australia

3.- Broken in life, Billie Holiday enjoys revival on the 100th anniversary of her birth

4.- Research reveals significantly different composition in Jean-Honoré Fragonard's Young Girl Reading

5.- Retrospective exhibition of photographs by Luke Smalley opens at ClampArt

6.- Jewish teenager Anne Frank died at least a month earlier than thought, new study says

7.- Archaeologists find items that attest to the existence of an Egyptian administrative centre

8.- 'All the Rage in Paris: Diaghilev's Ballets Russes' on view at the McNay Art Museum

9.- Exhibition illustrates the fascinating creativity of Gustave Doré in an era of great changes

10.- Cynthia Lennon, British first wife of John Lennon, dies aged 75: Julian Lennon



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site