Jul 02 at 02:00 PM - Sale 2535 - Exhibition Hours

Sale 2535 - Lot 116

Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
KERRY JAMES MARSHALL (1955 - )
South Central Los Angeles Folklife Festival.

Linoleum cut printed in black and buff ink, 1981. 813x483 mm; 32x19 inches (sheet). With the "Los Angeles Bicentennial 1781 - 1981, Robinson & Associates Bi-Centennial L.A. 200 Committee" ink stamp, lower left.

This linoleum cut by Kerry James Marshall is a very scarce example of his early printmaking. Organized by Beverly Robinson in 1981, the Sout
h Central Los Angeles Folklife Festival was part of the city's bicentennial celebration in which Robinson documented black life in inner cities and highlighted black dolls and puppets celebrating African-American culture. The same year Marshall had his first solo exhibition at Los Angeles Southwest College in Los Angeles....