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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Che Guevara, Argentine, 1928 - 1967  Search this
Emiliano Zapata, Mexican, 1879 - 1919  Search this
Pancho Villa, Mexican, 1878 - 1923  Search this
Joaquin Murrieta, Mexican, c. 1829 - c. 1853  Search this
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968  Search this
Medium:
oil paint and ink on plywood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 48 x 96 x 1/2 in. (121.9 x 243.8 x 1.3 cm)
Type:
mural paintings
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Description:
Fourth (4) of twelve (12) painted plywood panels from the Resurrection City mural that was created and displayed in the encampment on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the summer of 1968. Depicted on this panel is a continuation of text from the panel to the left, in green, red, and brown paint. In the upper right corner is the phrase "LET'S GET / HUMAN UNDERSTANDING" in red ink, in a mixture of upper and lower case letters. Across the rest of the panel are the phrases "UOP + UCLA", "VIVA CHE", "the New Breed", and the names of Mexican revolutionaries "PANCHO VILLA", "MURRIETA" and "ZAPATA." This segment is the upper right corner panel.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Art  Search this
Black power  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Justice  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Men  Search this
Poverty  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Resistance  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vincent DeForest
Object number:
2012.110.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.110.4