Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties

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  • 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
  • Birmingham 1964
  •  Rosa Parks, Dr. and Mrs. Abernathy, Dr. Ralph Bunche, and Dr. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr. leading marchers into Montgomery
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Lawdy Mama

Barkley L. Hendricks (American, born 1945). Lawdy Mama, 1969. Oil and gold leaf on canvas, 53 3/4 x 36 1/4 in. (136.5 x 92.1 cm). The Studio Museum in Harlem, Gift of Stuart Liebman, in memory of Joseph B. Liebman, 83.25.

(Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York/Brooklyn Museum; © Barkley L. Hendricks)

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