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ON VIEW AT DC MOORE GALLERY, DAVID DRISKELL EXPLAINS HIS POLITICAL PAINTINGS FROM THE 1960S AND 70S

DC Moore Gallery is presenting paintings by David Driskell made between 1965 and 1975 at Art Basel Miami Beach.

Victoria L. Valentine | Culture Type

"THE DC MOORE GALLERY booth at Art Basel Miami Beach is devoted to paintings by David Driskell from the 1960s and 70s, a turbulent period in American history. Defined by an earnest use of color and deft symbolism, his paintings and collages express modern sensibilities and blend European, American, and African art forms.

"Work made during the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Black Arts Movements is being considered anew as overlooked artists from the era are attracting the attention of a new generation of scholars, curators, critics, and collectors and is particularly relevant to the contemporary moment, resonating with today’s political and racial strife amid rising tribalism and nativism."

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Photo: DC Moore Gallery is presenting paintings by David Driskell made between 1965 and 1975 at Art Basel Miami Beach. | Photo via DC Moore Gallery.

Date of Publication: 
12/7/17