By Jim Beckerman for the NorthJersey.com on September 15, 2015

Whoever paid $380,000 on Tuesday for “Maya’s Quilt of Life” has purchased, in addition to a beautiful work of art, some serious bragging rights...“Maya’s Quilt of Life” comes with no less than three celebrity names attached: Oprah Winfrey, who commissioned it; the celebrated artist Faith Ringgold, who created it; and the late Maya Angelou, for whom it was a 60th birthday present... br />

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Related Links:

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

Image of Faith Ringgold's Maya's Quilt of Life, 1989, is courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries and the Tri-City Herald.