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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.

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