Wadsworth Jarrell was one of the members of the Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC), whose efforts were integral to the creation of a mural called The Wall of Respect, which was painted on the side of a store in the Bronzeville neighborhood of South Chicago in 1967. This rare study for the mural demonstrates Wadsworth Jarrell's notions of positive images of Black heroes. Imagery from this study did end up being incorporated into the final wall design, especially noticeable in the lower left portion of the mural. In 1971, a fire at the location destroyed the building, along with the mural.
The artist's studio, Chicago, USA Kavi Gupta, Chicago, USA
AFRICOBRA 50, 2018, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, USA AFRICOBRA: Nation Time, Official Collateral Event, Biennale Arte 2019 (May 11th – November 24th 2019, Venice, Italy Wadsworth Jarrell & Gerald Williams: Works on Paper, 2021, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, USA