NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith

  • A museum employee walks past the entrance for the NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith exhibit at the Miami Art Museum, Feb. 22-May 24, 2009. JOHN VANBEEKUM / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A detail of Michael Tracy's Cruz De La Paz Sagrada (Cross of the Sacred Peace), 1980 in the NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith exhibit at the Miami Art Museum, Feb. 22-May 24, 2009. JOHN VANBEEKUM / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Jose Bedia and his Los Cosas que me Arrastran (The Things That Drag Me Along), 1996 / 2008 in the NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith exhibit at the Miami Art Museum, Feb. 22-May 24, 2009. JOHN VANBEEKUM / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • George Smith beneath his Spiral to the Next World, 1990 in the NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith exhibit at the Miami Art Museum, Feb. 22-May 24, 2009. JOHN VANBEEKUM / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Amalia Mesa-Bains with her mixed media The Curandera's Botanica, 2008 in the NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith exhibit at the Miami Art Museum, Feb. 22-May 24, 2009. JOHN VANBEEKUM / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Pep¬ón Osorio's Lonely Soul, 2008 in the NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith exhibit at the Miami Art Museum, Feb. 22-May 24, 2009. JOHN VANBEEKUM / MIAMI HERALD FILE

  • Jean-Michel Basquiat's Natives Carrying Some Guns, Bibles, Amorites on Safari, 1982 in the NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith exhibit at the Miami Art Museum, Feb. 22-May 24, 2009. JOHN VANBEEKUM / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • 'NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith' exhibit at the Miami Art Museum. JOHN VANBEEKUM / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Radcliffe Bailey stands within his Storm at Sea, 2006 installation about the suffering of African slaves during their passage to the New World. JOHN VANBEEKUM / MIAMI HERALD FILE