Artists2artists Social Network

Brought to you by ArtDeadline.Com

A collage of historical photos of Black Culture in America.

Views: 36

Portfolios: African Diaspora


You need to be a member of Artists2artists Social Network to add comments!

Join Artists2artists Social Network

Comment by Resident Curator on July 4, 2020 at 1:23pm

Curator's Comments:


On this fourth of July, I searched the site for works inspired by America. Freedom came up first, and confronts the viewer with the fraught and turbulent history of Black America. The poignant photos within the collage offer glimpses into suffering as well as human triumph.  I find the warm brown glaze over the composite picture unifies the disparate elements, and helps the piece speak in one voice. But on some formal level, the warm finish also quiets the space, and calms what could conceivably otherwise be upheld as a clash of contrasting, troubling images. It is a strong piece, for it functions to hold up a mirror to the society in which it as created.

Resident Curator Views

Ms Kristen T. Woodward critiques of members art.


  • Add Videos
  • View All

2020 All Rights Reserved

2017-2020 All Rights Reserved - All images, information, text, and html found within this site and on individual artist pages, may not be copied, reproduced, modified, or distributed without prior written consent of content owner.


Member Terms of Service

© 2020   Created by A2a Editor.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service