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“AND LIKE ANY ARTIST WITH NO ART FORM, SHE BECAME DANGEROUS.”

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ART Wikipedia | REGISTER FOR FREE JUNETEENTH EDIT-A-THON

CELEBRATE THE JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY EDITING WIKIPEDIA ARTICLES Join ART | library deco for our second Wikipedia Edit-a-thon! We will explore and update articles about JUNETEENTH. If you are new to editing articles using Wikipedia, want the experience, and have the time to learn a new skill attend this event in celebration of the holiday. *Free […]

ART Public Domain | THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO: “AFRICAN CHIEF”

“African Chief” ArtistMariano Fortuny y Marsal Title African Chief Date 1870 Medium Oil on canvas Inscriptions Inscribed, lower right: Fortuny ’70/ A MI AMIGO… (name indicipherable) PUBLIC DOMAIN ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO “A good chief is like a forest: everyone can go there and get something.” – The Congo “African Images” CC0 Public Domain Designation

A Deeper Form of Chess Sanford Biggers (American, born in 1970) 2017 Quilt, assorted textiles, polystyrene, aqua resin, and tar * Museum purchase with a bequest from Lorraine R. Balkin, Lizbeth and George Krupp Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Art, and The Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection *Courtesy of the artist and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York and Aspen. © Sanford Biggers * Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Civil War Zouave quilt, probably mid- to late 1860s unidentified artist Wool plain weave and twill, cotton plain weave and other structures, leather; pieced, appliquéd, and embroidered with wool * Edwin E. Jack Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Marshall H. Gould Fund, Susan Cornelia Warren Fund and Harriet Otis Cruft Fund * Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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