Kerry James Marshall talks about his use of the dark black figures and how he wanted to ‘reclaim the image of blackness as an emblem of power’.

Kerry James Marshall talks about his use of the dark black figures and how he wanted to ‘reclaim the image of blackness as an emblem of power’.

What does he mean by that?

Do you think he succeeds? Why? Use a specific example.

What connections do you see between the work of Wendy Red Star and Kerry James Marshall?

https://art21.org/watch/art-in-the-twenty-first-century/s1/kerry-james-marshall-in-identity-segment/

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