Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art | Bentonville, AR
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists to an important period in American history and art. Featuring the work of 60 artists and including vibrant paintings, powerful sculptures, street photography, murals, and more, this landmark exhibition is a rare opportunity to see era-defining artworks that changed the face of art in America.
Developed by the Tate Modern in London and debuting in the US at Crystal Bridges, Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power examines the influences, including the civil rights movement, Minimalism, and abstraction, on artists such as Romare Bearden, Noah Purifoy, Martin Puryear, Faith Ringgold, Betye Saar, Alma Thomas, Charles White, and William T. Williams.
Jae JarrellBrothers Surrounding Sis, 1970Acrylic paint on suedeDimensions variable
Jae JarrellRevolutionary Suit, 1970Wool, suede, wood, pigment
Wadsworth JarrellRevolutionary, 1972Screenprint printed in color on white wove paper33 x 26 in
83 x 66 cmEdition of 300 + 18 APs + 17 Color Trial Proofs
Gerald WilliamsWake Up , 1971Screenprint on wove paper42 x 28 in
106.7 x 71.1 cm
Jeff Donaldson, Victory in the Valley of Eshu, 1971
Barbara Jones-HoguUnite, 1971Screenprint on wove paper22 x 30 in
55.9 x 76.2 cm