Created by
Ringgold, Faith, American, born 1930
Subject of
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Davis, Angela Y., American, born 1944
Date
1971
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)
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.
Place made
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Visual Arts
Movement
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Type
prints
Topic
Justice
Politics
Race relations
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.72.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Faith Ringgold 1971
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f9ddba29-ca0f-4257-9814-8f18cdd59801
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