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Created by:
Faith Ringgold, American, born 1930  Search this
Subject of:
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
Angela Y. Davis, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
lithographic ink on cardboard with mat board
Dimensions:
H x W (w/ mat border): 33 1/2 × 24 9/16 × 1/16 in. (85.1 × 62.4 × 0.2 cm)
H x W (w/out mat border): 28 7/16 × 19 1/2 in. (72.2 × 49.5 cm)
Type:
prints
Place made:
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1971
Description:
A print by Faith Ringgold with a tessellating pattern of red and blue triangles. Each triangle is composed of a word: FREE, ANGELA, or AMERICA in red, blue or grey text. The pattern forms squares reading alternating "Free Angela" and "Free America". In the bottom left corner, handwritten in black ink is [6/71] over [RINGGOLD]. The print is adhered to a white mat.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Justice  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.72.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Faith Ringgold 1971
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Movement:
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f9ddba29-ca0f-4257-9814-8f18cdd59801
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.72.1