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
Medium
ink on mat board and cardboard
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
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.
Topic
African American
Justice
Politics (Practical)
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
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Visual Arts
Exhibition
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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