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Faith Ringgold

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Director’s Desk: Roots to Routes

Posted: December 4, 2019
Category: Faith Ringgold
Perhaps because of gendered, racial, and class-based expectations about a woman’s “place” in the world, many women artists examine the subjects of homelands and migration.
Close-up photograph of a painted quilt shows a medium-dark skinned woman dancing exuberantly. There is a white flower in her hair, and she wears dangling gold earrings and gold loops around her neck.

5 Fast Facts: Faith Ringgold

Posted: April 18, 2018
Category: Faith Ringgold
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Faith Ringgold, whose work is on view in NMWA’s collection galleries.
Close-up photograph of a painted quilt shows a medium-dark skinned woman dancing exuberantly. There is a white flower in her hair, and she wears dangling gold earrings and gold loops around her neck.

An Artistic Tribute: Women Painting Women

Posted: March 6, 2017
Category: Faith Ringgold
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Art Fix Friday: January 20, 2017

Posted: January 20, 2017
Category: Faith Ringgold
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Art Fix Friday: December 9, 2016

Posted: December 9, 2016
Category: Faith Ringgold
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Dominating with Depth: Faith Ringgold

Posted: November 6, 2013
Category: Faith Ringgold
As an artist, Faith Ringgold has always worked to tell her story. She created bold, provocative paintings during the 1960s, directly responding to the Civil Rights and feminist movements.

“Hey, Soul Sister”

Posted: July 9, 2013
Category: Faith Ringgold
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Exploring Faith Ringgold’s “American People” on July Fourth

Posted: July 3, 2013
Category: Faith Ringgold
On this Fourth of July, explore America through Faith Ringgold's paintings, now on view in the NMWA exhibition American People, Black Light: Faith Ringgold's Paintings of the 1960s.
Modernist portrait of a dark-skinned woman with her hair styled in a 1960's updo, wearing pearl earrings and a pearl necklace. In a style akin to Cubism, solid-colored shapes in browns, blues, black and orange, are arranged to create the overall image.