Sunday, August 30, 2015
This interview/discussion with Mary Lovelace O'Neal is from the Rehistoricizing project. "The goal for this project is to complete the digital and written gathering of exclusively 'first voice' biographical material of 23 Women Artists and Artists of Color active in the San Francisco Bay Area from the 1950’s to the late 1960’s, when their histories were undervalued because of public and personal hegemonic social and aesthetic scrutiny. The archive will be housed at the Anne Bremer Memorial Library, San Francisco Art Institute."
Carlos Villa We Worked Developed Theories Tested Theories
The Black Paintings Abstract Concept Made Art That Had Balls
Art Activists Marches Civil Rights Movement Oliver Jackson
Dewey Crumpler Al Loving LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)
Stokley Carmichael Joe Overstreet Howard University Art Department
Lois Jones David Driskell James Porter
My paintings are a result of my dialogue with myself.
Gallery representation was not the least of the drawbacks for African American artists.
How do you keep fighting to get your work in mainline galleries?
Theory is so distant from making.