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'Sugar Shack' Stars In Ernie Barnes Art Exhibit

A closeup on the "Sugar Shack" painting by the late artist Ernie Barnes. (Tonya Mosley/Here & Now)
A closeup on the "Sugar Shack" painting by the late artist Ernie Barnes. (Tonya Mosley/Here & Now)

An exhibit at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles features the work of the late painter Ernie Barnes.

The undeniable feature of the show is the painting “Sugar Shack.”

Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley visited the museum and talked with visitors about why they love the painting.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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