Friday, September 12, 2014

WITNESS : ART & CIVIL RIGHTS IN THE SIXTIES ~








Jack Levine
Birmingham '63
(1963)






Philip Guston
City Limits
(1969)






 May Stevens
Big Daddy Paper Doll
(1968)








 Ben Shahn
Human Relations Portfolio
Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney
(1965)





This is a terrific show — to see so many of the paintings and photographs in the flesh (of a sort)
in a New England college town, is an achievement to witness; plus the settings of each art piece are masterfully thought through and placed. Get yourself to The Hood in Hanover, run up the stairs (second floor) and quietly absorb and sink into the burning.











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