The Sounds and Images of Black Power Take Center Stage in This Post-Civil Rights Exhibition

By Katie Nodjimbadem on October 6, 2016

Faith Ringgold, an artist known for her story quilts, used her art to call for the release of activist Angela Davis, who was imprisoned at that time. Her poster reads “Free Angela” in triangles inspired by a Congolese art aesthetic...

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http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/sounds-and-images-...

Related Links:

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

Image Credit:
Faith Ringgold, America Free Angela, 1971.
Image is courtesy of Artist Faith Ringgold.

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