America Free Angela

Image for America Free Angela
Created by
Ringgold, Faith, American, born 1930
Subject of
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Davis, Angela, American, born 1944
ink on mat board and cardboard
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)
Place made
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
This print by Faith Ringgold depicts geometric fields with repeating color patterns formed out of letters. The print has a red background with triangles of blue and gray text. The triangles are arranged in a geometric pattern covering the entirety of the poster. The blue triangles feature the word "FREE." The gray triangles feature either the word "ANGELA" or "AMERICA." The words are arranged both right side up and upside down. The poster is adhered to a white mat.
African American
Politics (Practical)
Race relations
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Faith Ringgold 1971
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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

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