Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Kain, Gylan, American
Nelson, David, American
Luciano, Felipe, American, born 1947
Owned by
Danska, Herbert, American, born 1927
Date
ca. 1969
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 17 x 13 5/8 in. (43.2 x 34.6 cm)
Description
A poster for Concept-East Poetry advertising a performance by KAIN, David Nelson, and Felipe Luciano. The poster consists of a black-and-white photographic image of the three poets together. From left to right is Kain, Luciano, and Nelson. Kain is pictured from the shoulders up, possibly seated, with Luciano and Nelson pictured from the waists up, standing behind him. Kain is in profile, wearing a light colored henley shirt. Luciano stands in the middle, wearing a black turtleneck and looking straight ahead while raising one fist in the air. Nelson stands along the right side of the image, also in profile. At the top left is printed in white text [CONCEPT EAST POETRY / A NEW DIRECTION IN BLACK THEATRE FROM OFF-BROADWAY / FEATURING THE WORK OF OUTSTANDING BLACK POETS / KAIN - DAVID NELSON - FILIPE [sic] LUCIANO / JULY 17, 8:00p.m. MILBANK CHAPEL / ADMISSION FREE SPONSORED BY T.C. STUDENT SENATE].
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Type
posters
Topic
Hip-hop (Music)
Spoken word (Poetry)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.21.7
Restrictions & Rights
© Herbert Danska
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd597520f37-4218-4cb5-bc41-0c66acd079c9
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