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Home | Exhibitions | Past Exhibitions | 1999 | Faith Ringgold (December 4, 1999 - May 21, 2000)

Faith Ringgold: Her Story in Text and Image

The Sunflower Quilting Bee at Arles
Faith Ringgold
(American, b. 1930)
The Sunflower Quilting Bee at Arles
Lithograph, Artist's Proof, V/XX
1996
(99.9)
Gift of Museum Associates

Born in 1930 and raised in Harlem, Faith Ringgold, artist and author, uses the art forms of painting, mixed media sculpture, performance, quilts, and writing to tell her story. Ink drawings, a self-portrait, prints, and story quilts were featured in this exhibition. Among the works exhibited were the storyboards from her second children’s book, Aunt Harriet’s Underground Railroad in the Sky, No More War Story Quilt, and the lithograph, The Sunflower Quilting Bee at Arles. Works for the exhibition were lent by ACA Gallery, New York.

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