Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties

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  • 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
  • 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

Red April

Sam Gilliam (American, born 1933). Red April, 1970. Acrylic on canvas, 110 x 160 in. (279.4 x 406.4 cm). The University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Gift of The Longview Foundation and Museum purchase, 1971.11.

(Photo: Courtesy of the Brooklyn Museuml; © Sam Gilliam)

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