Grassroots social movements in California in the 1960s and ’70s led to a flourishing of graphic innovation that lives on to this day.
Douglas’s historical and new works, shown alongside pieces by younger artists, draw a line of influence between the two generations and establish a community of shared concerns.
A rare opportunity to see and hear from an artist whose early work retains its power and immediacy 50 years on.
Iconic: Black Panther, opening this Saturday at the Gregorio Escalante Gallery, illustrates how influential the Black Panthers were, not just politically and socially, but artistically as well.
I’m looking at photographs of the Black Panthers: men in formation wearing black leather jackets, with buttons featuring Huey P. Newton’s image fixed to their lapels.
At Fort Gansevoort Gallery, there is a new art exhibition with titular claim to the annual Division 1 men’s college basketball tournament.
MEXICO CITY — On the heels of Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair, the Mexican capital now has its own celebration of arts publications.
“Art has relevancy, whether it’s to exploit you or pacify you, or to enlighten and inform you. It’s a language, that’s the power of it,” says Emory Douglas, the artist who drove the graphic identity of the Black Panthers.