Tag Archives: race

James ‘Son Ford’ Thomas

James Son Ford Thomas-untitled-unknown

James ‘Son Ford’ Thomas, untitled (1987)

Larry David


Bob Einstein and Larry David in Curb your Enthusiasm.

Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence, “The Migration Series” (1940-41), panel 52- “One of the largest race riots occurred in East St. Louis” (1941)

Jacob Lawrence, ‘One of the largest race riots occurred in East St. Louis’ (1941) from ‘The Migration Series’ (1940-41)

Horace Pippin

Horace Pippin, John Brown Going to his Hanging, 1942

Horace Pippin, ‘John Brown Going to his Hanging’ (1942)

William Pope.L



William Pope.L, ‘The Great White Way, 22 miles, 9 years, 1 street’ (2001-ongoing). From the larger series ‘eRacism’.

People who are forced to give up their verticality are prey to all kinds of dangers. But, let us imagine a person who has a job, possesses the means to remain vertical, but chooses momentarily to give up that verticality? To undergo that threat to his/her bodily/spiritual categories—that person would learn something. I did… Now I crawl to remember. – William Pope.L

Joni Mitchell


A painting by Joni Mitchell of her cat, Nietzsche (1997)

Read the much talked about interview in NYmag

Jacob Lawrence


Jacob LawrenceThe Migration of the Negro (Panel 3)1940-1941

Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series, Panel no. 1- During World War I there was a great migration north by southern African Americans, 1940-1941

jacobLawrence_Number 16- Although the Negro was used to lynching, he found this an opportune time for him to leave where one had occured

All works from ‘The Migration of the Negro’ series (1940-1945) by Jacob Lawrence.

Tony Richardson

Tony Richardson, ‘The loneliness of the long distance runner’ (1962)