Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties

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  • The Civil Rights Movement In Art
  • Birmingham 1964
  •  Rosa Parks, Dr. and Mrs. Abernathy, Dr. Ralph Bunche, and Dr. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr. leading marchers into Montgomery
  • New Kids in the Neighborhood
  • Untitled
  •  Soldiers and Students
  •  It Takes Two to Integrate
  • The Confederacy: Alabama
  •  Lawdy Mama
  • The Door (Admissions Office), 1969
  •  City Limits
  •  Red April
  • Homage to My Young Black Sisters
  • Witness
  • Three Figures
  • Urban Wall Suit
  •  Wives of Shango

The Civil Rights Movement in Art

In observance of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Brooklyn Museum is debuting the Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties tour. The exihibit, which starts on March 7 and lasts to July 6, will feature paintings, sculptures, graphics, and photography from the 1960s. Keep reading for a preview of the exhibit. —Dominique Zonyéé (@DominiqueZonyee)

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