Faith Ringgold: A View from the Studio

Faith Ringgold A View from the Studio When you look out of your studio window what do you see I see my determination to be free in America Faith Ringgold A View From the Studio is a remarkable book about a world famous Black American art

  • Title: Faith Ringgold: A View from the Studio
  • Author: Faith Ringgold Curlee Raven Holton
  • ISBN: 9781593730451
  • Page: 233
  • Format: Hardcover
  • When you look out of your studio window, what do you see I see my determination to be free in America Faith Ringgold A View From the Studio is a remarkable book about a world famous Black American artist It is an artist s artist s book by one artist and about another about the making of art, about politics and judgment, about passion and struggle It is, above all, aWhen you look out of your studio window, what do you see I see my determination to be free in America Faith Ringgold A View From the Studio is a remarkable book about a world famous Black American artist It is an artist s artist s book by one artist and about another about the making of art, about politics and judgment, about passion and struggle It is, above all, about a great artist s collaboration with others in the creation of a unique body of work, which expresses a deeply committed vision of American history and the struggle for freedom Whether in the deeply personal works such as Coming to Jones Road or the public statements in The Death of Apartheid and No More War, Faith Ringgold expresses a bold vision that celebrates a debt to the powerful and enduring legacy of African American literature, music, poetry, and painting A courageous, experimental artist with a deep sense of public responsibility, she is the embodiment of one of the richest traditions in American art Curlee Holton, a long time collaborator of Faith s and her principal printmaker, has written about his fellow artist s creative methods, studio work, and many sources of inspiration Curlee reveals an artist endowed with an unquenchable energy that communicates itself to all who come into contact with her, be they children, students, artists, or her many admirers and collectors, both private and institutional As a printmaker and teacher, Curlee pays particular attention to the nature of Faith s working relationship with himself and other printers such as Bob Blackburn and John Phillips, as well as to the remarkable collaboration between Faith and her mother, Willie Posie.

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    1. Faith Ringgold holds a singular niche in American art. Her quilts are famed and appear in museums, private collections and children's books.This retrospective, like many books that accompany "one man shows" is a once over lightly. Like other exhibit companions, biographical information has all been printed before and kudos and admiration appear on every page. Like any other exhibit catalog, the photos are too small to do real justice to the works.The treat of this book is having a sampling of Ri [...]

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