Jean-Michel Basquiat, Bird on Money (1981)

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This painting is one of three works from the late, great artist that are featured in the exhibit.

Iona Rozeal Brown, Sacrifice #2: It Has to Last (2007)

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The Washington, D.C., native is inspired by Japanese ganguro culture, hip-hop and fashion.

Nick Cave, Soundsuit (2008)

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Cave, a performance artist, dancer and fabric sculptor, is best known for the elaborate garments he makes from found materials.

Robert Colescott, Pygmalion (1987)

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Known for his use of satire, Colescott dealt with racial stereotypes in his paintings.

Barkley L. Hendricks, Noir (1978)

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Hendrick's paintings, like this portrait from the 1970s, "epitomize black urban style."

Rashid Johnson, The New Negro Escapist Social and Athletic Club (Thurgood) (2008)

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In addition to photography, Johnson creates music, video and sculptures.

Xaviera Simmons, One Day and Back Then (Standing) (2007)

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The multimedia artist poses in her own photographs.

Hank Willis Thomas, Basketball and Chain (2003)

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The photographer juxtaposes images of slavery and depictions of athletes.

Mickalene Thomas, Baby I Am Ready Now (2007)

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Thomas uses a number of different materials, including rhinestones, enamel and wood, to create her colorful pieces.

Kehinde Wiley, Sleep (2008)

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In his paintings, Wiley drops contemporary urban black men into classical settings.

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