“Quilt” is an insufficient description for the extraordinary fabric pieces Scott began to construct in the 1970s.
Judith Stein is a writer and curator specializing in post-WWII American art. She curated I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin for the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and is the
author of Eye of the Sixties, Richard Bellamy and the Transformation of Modern Art (Farrar, Straus & Giroux).
Elijah Pierce’s Sermons in Wood
Pierce gave visual form to the bitter truths of slavery, as well as to his own experience growing up in the Jim Crow South.