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Black artists get their day at the MFA

Purchase of six works increases diversity

By Ron DePasquale
Globe Correspondent / May 27, 2007

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Anger is not an emotion that leaps out of "Girl in Mirror," which depicts the artist's sister gazing at herself in a mirror. But John Wilson was very angry when he painted it in 1945, a time when he saw no works by black artists at the Museum of Fine Arts. (Full article: 757 words)

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