Soul of a Nation: art in the Age of Black
Power travels to the Brooklyn Museum to be shown from September 14 through February 3, 2019.The exhibition shines a light on the broad spectrum of black artistic practice from 1963 to 1983.
Black artists worked in communities, in collectives and individually to create a range of artistic response to a politically, socially and aesthetically revolutionary time period.the exhibit includes works by Faith Ringgold, Emory Douglas, Jack Whitten, Melvin Edwards and more.
Barkley Hendricks (1945-2017), Blood (DonaldFormey), 1975. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 72 x 50½ in. Courtesy of Dr. Kenneth Montague, The Wedge Collection, Toronto. © Estate of Barkley L. Hendricks. Courtesy of the artist’s estate and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Photo: Jonathan Dorado, Brooklyn Museum.