Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties

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Birmingham 1964

Jack Whitten (American, born 1939). Birmingham 1964. Aluminum foil, newsprint, stocking, and oil on plywood, 16 5/8 x 16 in. (42.2 x 40.6 cm). Collection of the artist.

(Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Alexander Gray Associates, New York/Brooklyn Museum; © Jack Whitten)

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