Studies for Lost Mural Possess “Enormous Power and Beauty” at Yale Show

Study for the mural "The Incident" (Courtesy of Gallery, Grinnell College Art Collection, Estate of Clinton A. Rehling, class of 1939)


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Reckoning with “The Incident”: John Wilson’s Studies for a Lynching Mural at Yale University Art Gallery, is an exhibition without its subject centerpiece. In lieu of the painting, Yale presents an assemblage of preparatory works and related paintings and prints – studies possessing enormous power and beauty — around a black and white photographic re-creation […]
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