Kerry James Marshall, reclaim the image of blackness as an image of power, assignment help

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Kerry James Marshall says he wants to “reclaim the image of blackness as an image of power.”

What do you think he means and how does he try to do this? Consider what it means to reclaim the "image of blackness." Reclaim it from what? What makes something an image of power?

What influences from the history of art can you see in his work?

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Running head: RECLAIMING THE IMAGE OF THE BLACK

Reclaiming the Image of the Black
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RECLAIMING THE IMAGE OF THE BLACK

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Reclaiming the Image of the Black
What does he mean and how does he try to do it?
Kerry James Marshall is a professional of fine arts. Most of his work is mainly based
on the African American popular culture. It is with the meaning that most of his work builds on
the culture that is practiced by the Africans in America. His work is full of black culture not
because he loves the black people, but he stands with them to prove that they also deserve to be
treated with dignity and respect. “Reclaiming the image of the blackness as a picture of power”
is a statement made by Kerry James referring to the African...


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