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Sadie Barnette: Legacy and Legend

Sadie Barnette: Legacy and Legend

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Sadie Barnette: Legacy and Legend

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Exhibition Catalog

Ed. by Rebecca McGrew et al. Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College and Pitzer College Art Galleries, Pitzer College, Claremont, 2021.

88 pp. Well illustrated (chiefly col.). 25 x 19 cm. In English. Hardcover.

ISBN 9780997930658

Oakland-based multimedia artist Sadie Barnette (born 1984) has made groundbreaking explorations of her own family's history and archives. She situates her father Rodney Barnette's activism, including his founding of the Black Panther chapter in Compton, CA, and his surveillance by the FBI, in the social history of California and global histories of resistance against racial injustice. Through government documents, photography, writing, installation and her signature use of hot pink, Barnette transforms the bond between father and daughter into an art that speaks to the power of community action. This volume features several new works created for the exhibition, as well as a reproduction of the zine Barnette created as a tribute to her father's New Eagle Creek Saloon, the first Black-owned gay bar in San Francisco.

Subject Headings: Western Art -- United States -- Post-1945 ; Post-1970 ; Post-1990 ; Post-2000 ; Post-2020 -- Installation Art ; Several Fine Arts Media (Western) -- African American Artists ; Women Artists --

Artist(s): Barnette, Sadie

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