Faith Ringgold: Black is beautiful

Religion RINGGOLD: Black is wonderful
January 31 by way of July 2, 2023
Musée Picasso Paris
5 Rue de Thorigny
75003 Paris, France

The Picasso Museum provides Religion Ringgold’s Black is gorgeous, her very first complete solo exhibition in Paris. An extension of her recent retrospective at the New Museum in New York, Ringgold’s exhibit in Paris will also incorporate operates from her ‘French Collection’, that acquire inspiration from the early 20th century Parisian artwork scene and artists these types of as Picasso.

Faith Ringgold: Black is beautiful
The French Collection #7: In Picasso’s Studio, 1991
Impression courtesy of artist and aca galleries

Faith Ringgold is a important figure in American feminist art, from the civil rights struggles to all those of Black Life Matter, and the writer of some incredibly famous works in children’s literature. Her do the job links the abundant heritage of the Harlem Renaissance to the recent art of young black American artists.

Faith Ringgold: Black is beautiful
Religion Ringgold: Black is lovely

As a result of her rereadings of contemporary artwork history, she engages in a legitimate plastic and critical dialogue with the Parisian art scene of the early 20th century, particularly with Picasso and his “Demoiselles d’Avignon”. This exhibition is the 1st to deliver together, in France, a group of major operates by Faith Ringgold. It extends the retrospective devoted to her by the New Museum in early 2022 and is structured in collaboration with this New York institution.

©2023 Religion Ringgold, Musée Picasso Paris

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