Through his scholarly and curatorial work, Arnett aimed to amend the conventional history of artmaking in the United States to center the significance of formally untrained Black artists.
In Atlanta, the pride-affirming work of the African American self-taught artist Charles Williams comes into focus in a new, well-researched exhibition.
The entry of works from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation into the Met’s collection has prompted the museum to rethink the way it presents 20th-century art history.
It has been said that when gods fall, the earth shakes.
ATLANTA — Is Bill Arnett enjoying the last laugh?