New Martin Luther King Jr. exhibit shows 70 works

ATLANTA — The dream of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has been interpreted by 70 artists in an exhibit opening at the King National Historic Site in Atlanta.

ATLANTA — The dream of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has been interpreted by 70 artists in an exhibit opening at the King National Historic Site in Atlanta. The "I Have A Dream: International Exhibition to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." opens on Thursday at the site, which includes King’s birth home and tomb. Various tributes to the civil rights icon include depictions of struggle and activism, as well as works that address gender and race. The exhibit was organized by city of Sitges (SEE-chez), Spain, and features artists from every continent. It arrives in King’s birthplace after stops in New York, Michigan and Tennessee and will continue to Alabama and Illinois before returning to Spain next year. ______ Copyright 2009 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

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