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
(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
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.
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
Last week, we lost one of North America's most estimable, if underrecognized creators—artist and sculptor Elizabeth Catlett. CCatlett was alive for nearly all of the 20th century, witnessing America progress (and regress), her art reflecting...Show More Summary
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
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
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, 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
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
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
Elizabeth Catlett, the inspirational sculptor who died Monday at age 96 in Mexico, was as warm and dignified in person as her sculptures. In her most famous work she depicted African American women with love and a peerless eye for physique, attitude and significance. Read full article >>
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!
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
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
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