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FAITH RINGGOLD | Two Jemimas

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150,000 - 200,000 USD
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Description

  • Faith Ringgold
  • Two Jemimas
  • signed and dated Feb 9, 1997
  • acrylic on stitched canvas
  • 76 by 82 in. 193 by 208.3 cm.

Provenance

ACA Galleries, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Literature

New York, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Dancing at the Louvre: Faith Ringgold's French Collection and Other Story Quilts, pp. 122-123, illustrated in color 
Lisa E. Farrington, The David C. Driskell Series of African American Art Volume III, Faith Ringgold, San Francisco 2004pl. 46, p. 95, illustrated in color 

Catalogue Note

"...a feminist statement about the stereotype of black women as fat. Aunt Jemima conveys the same negative connotation as Uncle Tom, simply because of her looks.'' Faith Ringgold

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