Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power at Tate Modern


Betye Saar, Eye, 1972, (c) Betye Saar. Courtesy of the Artist and Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, California
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Discover what it meant to be a black artist during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States with Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power at Tate Modern.

Examine 150 works by more than 60 artists, many on display in the UK for the first time, and see how African American identity was explored through powerful paintings, photographs, sculptures and prints.

The exhibition covers almost 20 years of art practice, from the birth of the Spiral Group in 1963, to Homage to Malcolm X by Jack Whitten, who was awarded the National Medal of Arts by Barack Obama in 2015.


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Tate Modern

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