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LA BLACKSMITH

LA BLACKSMITH—a historical survey of work in bronze, copper, tin, aluminum, gold, and iron and steel alloys by modern and contemporary black Los Angeles artists—is on view for one more week at CAAM.

Curated by Jill Moniz, participating artists include Joseph Beckles, Kendell Carter, Adrienne DeVine, Charles Dickson, Melvin Edwards, Charla Elizabeth, Maren Hassinger, Artis Lane, Ed Love, Kori Newkirk, John Outterbridge, Duane Paul, Noah Purifoy, John Riddle, Alison Saar, Betye Saar, Gerard Basil Stripling, Kehinde Wiley, Glen Wilson, Beulah Woodard, and Suné Woods.

LA BLACKSMITH

Through February 16.

California African American Museum

600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles.

LA Blacksmith, CAAM, September 10, 2019–February 16, 2020, from top: Alison Saar, Smokin’ Papa Chaud, 2001, wood, ceiling tin, found objects; Suné Woods, Traveling Like The Light, 2015, mixed media collage; Beulah Woodard, Mask, circa 1935, metal over wood; Betye Saar, Red Signs of Transformation, 2015, metal and found objects. Images courtesy and © the artists, their galleries and estates, the photographers, and CAAM.

WE WANTED A REVOLUTION

WE WANTED A REVOLUTION—BLACK RADICAL WOMEN, 1965–1985 “examines the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic priorities of women of color during the emergence of second-wave feminism.”

The exhibition includes work by Emma Amos, Camille Billops, Kay Brown, Vivian E. Browne, Linda Goode Bryant, Beverly Buchanan, Carole Byard, Elizabeth Catlett, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Ayoka Chenzira, Christine Choy and Susan Robeson, Blondell Cummings, Julie Dash, Pat Davis, Jeff Donaldson, Maren Hassinger, Janet Henry, Virginia Jaramillo, Jae Jarrell, Wadsworth Jarrell, Lisa Jones, Loïs Mailou Jones, Barbara Jones-Hogu, Carolyn Lawrence, Samella Lewis, Dindga McCannon, Barbara McCullough, Ana Mendieta, Senga Nengudi, Lorraine O’Grady, Howardena Pindell, Faith Ringgold, Alva Rogers, Alison Saar, Betye Saar, Coreen Simpson, Lorna Simpson, Ming Smith, and Carrie Mae Weems.

 

WE WANTED A REVOLUTION—BLACK RADICAL WOMEN, 1965–1985, through January 14.

CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles.

https://caamuseum.org/exhibitions/2017/we-wanted-a-revolution

Closing symposium, Saturday, January 14, from 1 pm to 7 pm.

caamuseum.org/we-wanted-a-revolution-closing-symposium

Faith Ringgold, The People’s Flag Show.

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