Thursday, December 28, 2006

Painting History



Into Bondage, 1936 by Aaron Douglas, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington D.C.

This work is part of a mural Douglas created that marks the history of the Black people in North America from slavery to 1936. They were displayed in the Hall of Negro Life at the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I love it. So unique! Thanks for showing it to me! - Joe Alessi

Natalie said...

Such a beautiful piece of artwork considering the subject matter, but I suppose that's what adds to the charm and symbolism of the piece.

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