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GERALD WILLIAMS (1941 - ) Wake Up.
Color screenprint on wove paper, 1971. 1066x711 mm; 42x28 inches.
Provenance: acquired directly from the artist, private collection (2008).
Exhibited: The Time is Now: Art Worlds of Chicago's South Side, 1960-1980, Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago. September 13 - December 30, 2018.
Illustrated: The Time is Now: Art Worlds of Chicago's South Side, 1960-1980, Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, p. 71.
Wake Up. is a very scarce, significant AfriCOBRA print. Gerald Williams was a founding member of the art collective AfriCOBRA in 1968.Wake Up is the largest of six screenprints published and printed by AfriCOBRA in 1971. Other impressions are in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum and Tate Modern, London.