Category white

2005 $5,000

Charles White1918-1979

Whitechapel Gallery
London, England

$5,000 for the costs associated with including work by the artist in Back to Black: Art, Cinema and the Racial Imaginary, a group exhibition with accompanying catalogue and related public programs, guest curated by David A. Bailey, Richard J. Powell and Petrine Archer Straw. A painter, lithographer, and teacher, White executed several murals in various cities throughout the U.S. under the sponsorship of the WPA. His work frequently features strong, stylized African-American figures, set against faceted and fragmentary urban backgrounds.

Total: $5,000