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Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican and American, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
Printed by:
Joseph Kleineman, American  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (sheet): 37 1/2 × 23 1/2 in. (95.3 × 59.7 cm)
color lithographs
Place printed:
Union City, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
This color lithograph depicts bust length images of men from various angles. There are also two raised fists and a machine gun. Each image or group of images is set inside a geometric shaped field. At the top left corner, is an oval with a light orange background. Within the oval are three men in profile, facing to the right. In the upper right corner is a raised fist against a cream background. Below it is a raised fist in a light orange rectangle. To the left are four men, one wearing a beret, and one wearing sunglasses against a cream background. Below these is a black rectangle with two men's faces done in contrasting white with black shadows. Below this is a long light orange rectangle with the black silhouette of a machine gun. At the bottom left margin is the text "A/P 14/20 Homage to the Panthers." The piece is signed and dated at the bottom right corner.
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Black power  Search this
Identity  Search this
Men  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Visual Arts
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