Updates and Addenda for Faith Ringgold: Who I Am and Why article
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Art and Film
Robin Cembalest of Art News writes about Faith Ringgold's Die as a centerpiece of the new exhibitions at the Perez Museum in conjunction with Miami Basel and continuing through May 2014. The article links slavery themes in the movies to current art exhibitions.
Faith Ringgold's Tar Beach 2 appears in the Nov. 3013 release, Black Nativity, directed by Kasi Lemmons. The Forest Whittaker and Angela Basset characters are a minister and his wife who have a beautiful brownstone. Tar Beach 2 is a centerpiece in many shots.
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Faith Ringgold convenes a gathering of luminaries in this work.
Front row, left to right: William H. Johnson, Archibald Motley, Willia Marie Simone, Elizabeth Catlett, Lois Mailou Jones, Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, Edmonia Lewis, Faith Ringgold.
Middle row, left to right: Sargent Johnson, Romare Bearden, Aaron Douglas, Henry O. Tanner, Paul Gauguin, Vincent Vang Gogh, Augusta Savage,
Back row, left to right: Ed Clark, Raymond Saunders, Jacob Lawrence, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Maurice Urtillo.
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1. Mme Willi Posey Business card. Collection of Faith Ringgold
2. Detail of Photo of Betsy Bingham, Jacksonville Florida circa 1917. Collection of Faith Ringgold.
3. Mme. Willi Posey, Harlem 1950. Photographer Howard D'Laigle, Sr. Collection of Faith Ringgold.
4. Matisse's Chapel/The French Collection 1991 acrylic on canvas/quilt frame 74 x79.5 Private Collection
5. Cafe des Artistes/The French Collection acrylic on canvas/quilt frame 79 x 90. Private Collection
6. Willi Posey (l) with daughters Barbara (bride) and Faith in glasses. 1950. Photographer Howard D'Laigle Sr. Collection of Faith Ringgold.
7. Between Friends/American People Series 1963 oil on canvas 40 x 24 Collection of the Neuberger Museum of Art
8. Echoes of Harlem/Quilt Acrylic on canvas 96 x 84 Collection of The Studio Museum of Harlem
9. The Cocktail Party/American People 1964 oil on canvas 22 x 64 Artist's Collection
10. Cover of Ms. Magazine, December 1978.
11. Woman Looking in a Mirror/American People Series 1966 Oil on canvas. 36 x 32. Artist's Collection
12. Tar Beach 2. Quilt Edition. Silkscreen on Silk, 66 x 66. 1990.
13. Photo of Posey children in Harlem. Howard D'Laigle 1932.
14. Photo of Daughters and Models with Mme. Willi Posey at her home on Edgecombe Avenue, Harlem in 1955. Photo by Howard D'Laigle.
15. Mme. Willi Posey and Faith with reel to reel tape recorder. 1955.Photo by Howard D'Laigle.
16. Self Portrait, Pastel on Paper 1959. Collection of Michele Wallace. Copyright Faith RInggold.
17. Photo of Faith Ringgold with daughters Michele and Barbara in costume for dance routine. 1957. Photo by Howard D'Laigle. Collection of Faith Ringgold.
18. Faith Ringgold modeling dress by Mme. Willi Posey. 1959. Collection of Faith Ringgold.
19. Faith Ringgold in Bronx appartment. 1960. Collection of Faith Ringgold.
20. Faith Ringgold and Willi Posey, Michele and Barbara en route to France on the S.S. Liberte, 1961. Collection of Faith RInggold.
21. Faith Ringgold with guests (Richard Mayhew and Romare Bearden) at first one woman show at the Spectrum Gallery 1967.
22. Die/American People Series 1967. oil on canvas. 72 x 144 ditypch. On loan to the Perez Museum, Miami, Florida.
24. The Flag is Bleeding/American People Series oil on canvas. 72 x 96. Artist's Collection.