Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties

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  • Homage to My Young Black Sisters
  • Witness
  • Three Figures
  • Urban Wall Suit
  •  Wives of Shango
  • 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

Wives of Shango

Jeff Donaldson (American, 1932–2004). Wives of Shango, 1969. Watercolor with mixed media on paper, 30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 55.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of R. M. Atwater, Anna Wolfrom Dove, Alice Fiebiger, Joseph Fiebiger, Belle Campbell Harriss, and Emma L. Hyde, by exchange; Designated Purchase Fund, Mary Smith Dorward Fund, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, and Carll H. de Silver Fund, 2012.80.13.

(Photo: Courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum; © Jameela K. Donaldson)

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