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Southern Accent

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University


Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art

‘Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art’ is the first contemporary art exhibition to question and explore in-depth the complex and contested space of the American South. One needs to look no further than literature, cuisine and music, to see evidence of the South’s profound influence on American culture, and consequently much of the world. This unprecedented exhibition investigates the many realities, fantasies and myths that have long captured the public’s imagination, and presents a wide range of perspectives to create a composite portrait of southern identity through contemporary art. Read more.

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