The Black American Women Who Made Their Own Art World

By Jessica Bell Brown for HYPERALLERGIC on August 6, 2017

"We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85" at the Brooklyn Museum, perhaps the most important exhibition New York has seen in recent years, is that in spite of an art world that tried to keep them on the margins, black women artists fostered individual and collective modes of expression through self-determination and networks of care...

Read more at:
https://hyperallergic.com/393897/we-wanted-a-revolution-brooklyn-museum/...

Related Links:

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85
On View Through 17 September 2017
https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/we_wanted_a_revolution
Brooklyn Museum / Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art and Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia Gallery of Contemporary Art, 4th Floor,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11238
718.638.5000
information [at] brooklynmuseum [dot] org

Faith Ringgold is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts Professor Emerita. For more about her work, please visit:
http://visarts.ucsd.edu/faculty/faith-ringgold
http://www.faithringgold.com

Lorna Simpson and Carrie Mae Weems are UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumni. For more about their work, please visit:

Lorna Simpson
http://www.lsimpsonstudio.com/

Carrie Mae Weems
http://carriemaeweems.net/

Image Credit:
Faith Ringgold, For The Woman House, 1971.
Image is courtesy of Artist Faith Ringgold, the Utah Museum of Fine Art, and HYPERALLERGIC.