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Black Is, Black Ain't
Black Is, Black Ain't

Carl Pope
Exhibition poster, 2008
24 x 18 inches

"Taking its title from Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man, this exhibition will explore a shift in the rhetoric of race from an earlier emphasis on inclusion to a present moment where racial identity is being simultaneously rejected and retained. The exhibition will bring together works by 26 black and non-black artists whose work together examines a moment where the cultural production of so-called “blackness” is concurrent with efforts to make race socially and politically irrelevant."

Press for the exhibition

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