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Faith Ringgold: American People

July 16 - November 27

Bringing together fifty years of work, this is the most comprehensive exhibition to date of Faith Ringgold’s groundbreaking vision. Featuring works from across Ringgold’s best-known series, this show tracks the development of her figurative style as it evolved to meet the urgency of political and social change. Throughout her career, Ringgold has drawn from personal and collective histories to both document her life and amplify the struggles for justice and equity. From creating some of the most indelible artworks of the civil rights era to challenging accepted hierarchies of art versus craft through her experimental story quilts, Ringgold has produced a body of work that bears witness to the complexity of the American experience. Long overdue, this retrospective provides a timely opportunity to engage with the art of an American icon. Read Exclusive: ‘Faith Ringgold: American People’ to make West Coast debut in S.F. this summerSF Datebook

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Start:
July 16
End:
November 27
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de Young Museum
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(415) 750-3600
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de Young – Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Golden Gate Park | 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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