For more than four decades, Barbara Chase-Riboud has integrated mediums and materials in uniquely expressive ways to create a remarkable body of literary and visual arts. This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present the first comprehensive survey of her iconic Malcolm X steles. With related sculptures and drawings, the exhibition brings together more than forty works from the United States and Europe in the artist’s first solo museum exhibition in more than ten years.
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Kristina Garcia Wade
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Malcolm X #3, 1969. Barbara Chase-Riboud, American, born 1939, Polished bronze, cotton, and rayon, 118 x 47 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches (299.7 x 120 x 25.1 cm), Philadelphia Museum of Art, 125th Anniversary Acquisition, Purchased with funds contributed by Regina and Ragan A. Henry, and with funds raised in honor of the 125th Anniversary of the Museum and in celebration of African American art, 2001
Monument to Man Ray's "The Enigma of Isidore Ducasse," Philadelphia, 1996, Barbara Chase-Riboud, American, born 1939, Engraving on Arches rag paper, reworked with charcoal, charcoal pencil, and pen and ink, 31 1/2 x 23 3/4 inches (80 x 60.3 cm)