Can Art in America ever be free from Politics, or either free from Race? For years, the art collection of eccentric millionaire Albert Morris flourished in quiet obscurity, a testament to his unique--and inflexible--vision of cultural cross-pollination. No souvenir mouse pads for this museum; not a single work can budge. But when a prominent African American executive becomes the new director, change comes knocking. This taut, elegant new play, Permanent Collection, weaves a thoughtful thrill ride through some tough territory, probing the currency of art, the ownership of truth, and the state of our increasingly multicultural nation.
Additional Wednesday Matinee March 23rd, 1 pm.