Figuring History: Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas

Bridging three generations and shaped by distinctive historic events, the large-scale tableaux of Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, and Mickalene Thomas open compelling perspectives on Black culture and representation in an ever changing social and political landscape.
, 'Les Demoiselles d’Alabama: Vestidas,' 1985, Seattle Art Museum

Robert Colescott

Les Demoiselles d’Alabama: Vestidas, 1985

Seattle Art Museum

, 'Le déjeuner sur l'herbe: Les Trois Femmes Noires,' 2010, Seattle Art Museum

Mickalene Thomas

Le déjeuner sur l'herbe: Les Trois Femmes Noires, 2010

Seattle Art Museum

, 'George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook,' 1975, Seattle Art Museum

Robert Colescott

George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook, 1975

Seattle Art Museum