Many kinds of heroism in Newark Museum’s ‘Modern Heroics’ exhibit

Dmitri Wright’s “Black Couple in Bed Looking at TV” (1971) is part of the “Modern Heroics” exhibition at the Newark Museum. Don’t be misled by the title of “Modern Heroics: 75 Years of African-American Expressionism at the Newark Museum.” This exhibit, which will be at the museum through Jan. 8, is not full of traditionally “heroic”…