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Wyatt Closs

Elizabeth Catlett

Soul of a Nation: A Tale of Afros, Assemblage, Abstraction and Affirmation

The clap of a hand, the clench of a fist. The blare of a horn, the power of a vote. The stroke of a brush. These all stir the soul at the Broad’s presentation of Soul of A Nation. While there’s much to soak in and experience with the show, Soul of A Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983, it is this pulse, this vibrant, jazzy, funky, socially conscious pulse that you see and feel throughout the show....
Charles White

Charles White in Three Dimensions: Work, Teaching and Legacy

The artist Charles White would have been 100 years old on April 2. His art work lives on of course, but the work wearing his other hats — as teacher, activist, storyteller, and influencer — ensures that his legacy will be canonical for the next 100. Currently, three exhibits in Los Angeles show us how his work and influence manifested — with exactitude, negritude and attitude....