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Margaret Taylor Burroughs"Faces a La Picasso" Lithograph
Margaret Taylor Burroughs"Faces a La Picasso" Lithograph
Margaret Taylor Burroughs"Faces a La Picasso" Lithograph
Margaret Taylor Burroughs"Faces a La Picasso" Lithograph
 

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USA
20th Century

Beautiful lithograph by Margaret Taylor Burroughs titled "Faces a la Picasso".
This fantastic piece futures the image of different faces with African American futures, they show different types of hairdos and African dress styles.

The piece is signed and dated 2/28/04

Measurements:23" wide x 17 1/2" high

Margaret Taylor-Burroughs (November 11, 1917 November 21, 2010) was a prominent African American artist and writer and a co-founder of the DuSable Museum of African American History. She also helped to establish the South Side Community Art Center, whose opening on May 1, 1941 [1] was dedicated by the First Lady of the United States Eleanor Roosevelt [2]. There at the age of 23 she served as the youngest member of its board of directors. Dr. Burroughs was a prolific writer, with her efforts directed toward the exploration of the Black experience and to children, especially to their appreciation of their cultural identity and to their introduction and growing awareness of art.

Dr. Burroughs is also credited with the founding of Chicago's Lake Meadows Art Fair in the early 1950s. At its inception there were very limited venues and galleries for African American Artists to exhibit and sell their artwork, so Dr. Burroughs launched the Fair, which rapidly grew in popularity and became one of the most anticipated exhibitions for artists, collectors and others throughout the greater Chicago area. After a brief hiatus beginning in the early 1980s, it was resurrected by Helen Y. West in 2005 - and another of Margaret Burroughs' legacies lives on.

Condition*
The piece is in good condition except for a spot in one of the faces chin and nose, the piece will also need to be framed.

Specifications
Number of items: 1
Materials/Techniques: Lithograph
Creator: Margaret Taylor Burroughs

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Cain Modern
406 N La Cienega Blvd
West Hollywood, CA, 90048
Phone: 310-652-6045

E-Mail: cain@cainmodern.com
Ref. : U1112068817484

 

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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 15 December, 2011.
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