Kerry James Marshall

Kerry James Marshall discusses two recent paintings, both Untitled (2008), during the installation of his exhibition Black Romantic at Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Kerry James Marshall’s work is based on a broad range of art-historical references, from Renaissance painting to folk art. A striking aspect of his paintings is the emphatically black skin tone of his figures, a development the artist says emerged from an investigation into the invisibility of blacks in America and the unnecessarily negative connotations associated with darkness.


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  1. Ramon deSanchez says:

    Good Day…..

    I am interested in learning if Mr. James has any of his pieces available in posters and where am I able to purchase some of his work to bring into my store.

    Thank you

    Ramon deSanchez


    1. ajharper says:

      Try this link to SF MOMA good luck


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