New MCG exhibition explores creative interplay between art and jazz
Seeing sound and hearing color: The visual arts and jazz have long served as each other’s muse, from the improvisational way a paint brush sweeps across a canvas to the angle of a photographer’s artful lens. Now a new exhibition at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild (MCG) pairs the work of visual art pioneers like Romare Bearden and Faith Ringgold with jazz-themed photographs from the archives New Pittsburgh Courier and Carnegie Museum of Art. The finale? A live set by an all-star lineup of local jazz luminaries….
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