By Alexxa Gotthardt for Artsy on August 4, 2016

1967 was a watershed year for Ringgold, who, after struggling for a decade against the marginalization she faced as a black female artist, unveiled the monumental piece in her first solo exhibition at New York’s Spectrum Gallery. Earlier this year, several months after Ringgold turned 85, the painting was purchased by the Museum of Modern Art, cementing her legacy as a pioneering artist and activist whose work remains searingly relevant...

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https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-why-faith-ringgold-matters

Related Links:

Professor Emeritus Faith Ringgold
http://visarts.ucsd.edu/faculty/faith-ringgold
http://www.faithringgold.com

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Faith Ringgold.
Photo by Grace Matthews is courtesy of Faith Ringgold and Artsy.

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