Black Art: In the Absence of Light
Black Art: In the Absence of Light

Black Art: In the Absence of Light

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QC: 8+
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Inspired by the work of the late artist and curator David Driskell, this illuminating documentary spotlights the indelible contributions of some of the foremost African American artists in today's contemporary art world. From Theaster Gates and Kerry James Marshall to Faith Ringgold, Amy Sherald, and many more, the film focuses on their pioneering work featured in the groundbreaking 1976 "Two Centuries of Black American Art" exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
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  • Director

    • Sam Pollard
  • Producers

    • Daphne McWilliams
    • Sam Pollard
  • Cast

    • Maurice Berger
    • Tom Brokaw
    • Valerie Cassel Oliver
    • Jordan Casteel
    • David C. Driskell
    • Swizz Beatz
    • Mary Schmidt Campbell
    • Lyle Ashton Harris
    • Sarah Lewis
    • Glenn Ligon
    • Bernard Lumpkin
    • Kerry James Marshall
    • Richard J. Powell
    • Faith Ringgold
    • Betye Saar
    • Hank Willis Thomas
    • Kara Walker
    • Carrie Mae Weems
    • Fred Wilson
  • Executive Producers

    • Nancy Abraham
    • Henry Louis Gates Jr.
    • Jacqueline Glover
    • Lisa Heller
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Black Art: In the Absence of Light
Black Art: In the Absence of Light

Black Art: In the Absence of Light

Spotlighting the indelible contributions of some of the foremost African American artists in today's contemporary art world.

1h 25m 7s