American People, Black Light: Faith Ringgold’s Paintings of the 1960s

Press: ‘Faith Ringgold’s America: Early Works and Story Quilts’, April 11, 2013 - The New York Times, Roberta Smith

‘Faith Ringgold’s America: Early Works and Story Quilts’

April 11, 2013 - The New York Times, Roberta Smith

Few artists have kept as many balls in the air as long as Faith Ringgold. As the 25 works in this exhibition demonstrate, she has spent more than five decades juggling message and form, high and low, art and craft, inspirational narrative and quiet or not so quiet fury about racial and sexual inequality.