Alicia Garza, one of the founders of Black Lives Matter, juxtaposed with Ida B. Wells, a journalist who documented lynching in the U.S. and was active in the Civil Rights Movement in the late 1800’s/early 1900’s.
Reap What You Sow
Faces of Pain
Journal: Black Lives Matter, 2019 – 2020
My days of street protesting are over, but I was deeply moved by the ground swell of protests across the country and in support of the basic premise: that Black Lives Matter just as much as anyone else’s and as long as they do not, no one’s life matters. So, a painting. I used Bruegel’s… Continue reading Journal: Black Lives Matter, 2019 – 2020
Black Lives Matter: Entering an Era of Rebellion
This series was inspired by the spontaneous protests all across the country, which included people from all ages and cultures in support of the African-Americans in this country: their painful past and difficult present. It began as one painting and grew into a series. (See the Journal 2019 – 2020 for more details.) Two-panel oil… Continue reading Black Lives Matter: Entering an Era of Rebellion