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Revisiting Elizabeth Catlett’s Legacy in 12 Powerful Sculptures

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

An exhibition at Burning in Water remembers Catlett's long and remarkable career in sculpting the female form. The post Revisiting Elizabeth Catlett’s Legacy in 12 Powerful Sculptures appeared first on Hyperallergic.

The Power That Never Diminishes by Charles Bane, Jr.

Elizabeth Catlett The Power That Never Diminishes by Charles Bane, Jr. | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Firmly steering the tiller of an unwieldy boat on a growing wave, sails of the feminist movement are being directed by women who are ever and ever more woke towards a feminism that must define its triumph as the triumph of the Black Woman. Show More Summary

Solo exhibition of prints and sculptures by Elizabeth Catlett on view at Burning in Water

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

Burning in Water - New York is presenting Elizabeth Catlett: Wake Up in Glory. The exhibition focuses on the evolution of Catlett?s sculpture, featuring a diverse group of works drawn from across the seven-decade span of the artist?s career, including work in bronze, wood and marble. Show More Summary

Facing Mother’s Day in a Time of State-sanctioned Violence Against Black Bodies by Lisa B. Thompson

Elizabeth Catlett, Mother and Child. 1956 Love, Loss and the Natural Order of Things: Facing Mother’s Day in a Time of State-sanctioned Violence Against Black Bodies by Lisa B. Thompson | @PlayProf | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) I’m approaching Mother’s Day with sadness and trepidation. Show More Summary

Harlem Takes a Trip North for Art Lovers

(The Root) -- Harlem Fine Arts Show founder Dion Clarke has a thing for the classics; his personal collection boasts works from Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett and other legendary African-American artists. "But I also have a sweetShow More Summary

Elizabeth Catlett: An Appreciation

6 years agoNews : Truthdig

The impact of her sculpture Target extends to the thousands of anonymous people of color, mostly but not exclusively younger males, who are routinely subjected to racist harassment and attacks by police and others throughout the United States.

The Late Elizabeth Catlett on Earning Her MFA at the University of Iowa

National Visionary Leadership Project : Acclaimed for her abstract sculptures, prints, and paintings, Elizabeth Catlett was one of the most prominent artists of the twentieth century. Her expansive collection of work reflects her commitment...Show More Summary

Conversation: The Life, Work and Legacy of Elizabeth Catlett, 1915-2012

6 years agoArts : Art Beat

The important and very influential artist Elizabeth Catlett died on Monday in her home in Cuernavaca, Mexico, where she had lived for six decades. She was 96. Catlett was among the most important African-American artists of the 20thShow More Summary

Culture Canvas

6 years agoArts : Art Beat

A weekly roundup of arts and culture headlines. Click to enlarge. Sculptor Elizabeth Catlett, whose stone, wood and clay sculptures addressed African-American identity and civil rights issues, died this week at the age of 96. Influenced...Show More Summary

Remembering Elizabeth Catlett

6 years agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Elizabeth Catlett's Singing Head The American Art Museum mourns the loss of one of our country's most important artists, Elizabeth Catlett. Ms. Catlett, whose career spanned more than seventy years, connected her work to progressive causes, especially those she thought...

Elizabeth Catlett, Pioneering African American Scupltor, Dies at 96

Elizabeth Catlett, a leading sculptor, painter and printmaker whose depictions of the strength and dignity of African American women made her one of the 20th century’s most important artists, died Monday at her home in Cuernavaca, Mexico. She was 96. Maria Antonieta Alvarez, Catlett’s daughter-in-law, announced the artist’s death but did not provide a cause. [...]Show More Summary

My Time With Elizabeth Catlett

I was a young, wide-eyed magazine editor just starting my career when I had the great fortune to meet the artist Elizabeth Catlett. I was working at Essence magazine in the lifestyle department, and one of my beats was the art world....Show More Summary

Sculptor Elizabeth Catlett dies in Cuernavaca, where she had lived since 1976

6 years agoArts : Artdaily

MEXICO CITY (AP).- Sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, a U.S. expatriate renowned for her dignified portrayals of African-American and Mexican women and who was barred from her home country for political activism during the McCarthy era, has died. Show More Summary

R.I.P. : 96-Year-Old Legendary Artist Elizabeth Catlett Dies In Mexico

She was exiled from the U.S. for a decade because of her activism -- but they still couldn't stop her from doing GREAT work!

Sculptor Elizabeth Catlett Dies at 96

Celebrated African-American sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett has died at the age of 96, according to the Associated Press. The artist's daughter confirmed that she died Monday at her home in Cuernavaca, Mexico where she lived and worked. Show More Summary

The Root Recommends: See Sculptor Elizabeth Catlett

By: The Root Staff Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. director of the W.E.B. Dubois Institute at Harvard University and editor-in-chief of The Root, in a rare interview with sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, who’s 96 and still creating. What...Show More Summary

At Last, Kudos for Elizabeth Catlett

By: Valerie Gladstone Artist Elizabeth Catlett works almost every day in her sunny studio in Cuernavaca, Mexico, taking afternoons off to knit or cook or swim in her pool. She keeps many of her sculptures, elegant African-inspired female...Show More Summary

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