Jun 02 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2607 -

Sale 2607 - Lot 33

Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
Davis, Angela (b. 1944) illus. Dana C. Chandler Jr.
This Black Woman is a Heroine!! Free Angela Now!!! Don't Wait Until She is Dead to Honor Her!

[Boston?], 1970.

Lithographic poster printed in black ink on pale blue paper, slight tear to top blank margin, bottom corner creased, 22 x 17 in.

[Together with] Rally to Free Angela Davis, Boston: New England Free Press, [1970], lithographic poster printed in black ink on red paper advertising a rally featuring Fania Jordan (Davis's sister), a representative from the Polaroid Revolutionary Workers, poetry, music, and more, held on December 11, 1970 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Boston, sponsored by the Greater Boston Committee to Defend Angela Davis, featuring a sketched illustration of Davis speaking and text, 20 x 14 in.

Chandler (b. 1941) [aka Akin Duro], who described himself as a Pan-African Artist, was educated at the Massachusetts College of Art in the 1960s. Inspired by the Black Power movement, he created a number of striking images used in Black Panther publications, in addition to painting murals in Roxbury.