The Black and White Show curated by Lorraine O’Grady, Basquiat, Fekner, Haring, Piper, Kenkeleba Gallery, Card, April – May 1983


Postcard for Lorraine O’Grady’s exhibition, The Black and White Show, at Kenkeleba Gallery, April 22 – May 22, 1983.  O’Grady invited 14 artists of color and 14 white artists to the Black-owned gallery to participate in the show, limiting their color palettes to black and white.  O’Grady strove for clear and explicit equality in her curation.  Participating artists included Jean-Michel Basquiat, John Fekner, Adrian Piper, and Keith Haring.

5.25 x 8.25in.

card for The Black and White show, curated by Lorainne O'Grady

African Diaspora East Village/Lower East Side Galleries Gallery Exhibition Cards Jean-Michel Basquiat Kenkeleba Gallery


A Survey of Jean-Michel Basquiat Ephemera: 1981–88

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