ART we LIKE: Pierre Jean-Louis

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Previously the work of Pierre Jean-Louis has appeared here and gotten quite a lot of attention. Thought it well past time to highlight some newer work!


How Artists Contributed to the Black Power Movement

Roy DeCarava. “Couple Walking,” 1979. © Courtesy Sherry DeCarava and the DeCarava Archives.

Curators Zoe Whitely and Mark Godfrey subdivided a mass of 150 works from as many as 60 to occupy 12 rooms at the gallery. They also set an austere tone for the exhibition, as if to prepare the visitor’s mind, placing five screens at the entrance with each one playing, on a loop, speeches any luminaries including King, Malcolm X and James Baldwin.

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