Thursday, November 5, 2015

Black Panther Minister of Culture and Art, Emory Douglas, in NYC

The Legendary Artist's Emory Douglas & Richard Bell In NYC TODAY For "Free" Event!

Emory Douglas - Creator of
Emory Douglas (born May 24, 1943) worked as the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party from 1967 until the Party disbanded in the 1980s. His graphic art was featured in most issues of the newspaper The Black Panther (which had a peak circulation of 139,000 per week in 1970).[1] As the art director, designer, and main illustrator for The Black Panther newspaper, Douglas created images that became icons, representing Black American struggles during the 1960s and 1970s.

Confessions of an art judge: I Richard Bell (born 1953 in Charleville, Queensland into the Kamilaroi tribe) is an Australian artist and political activist. He is one of the founders of proppaNOW, a Brisbane-based aboriginal art collective.[1] He lives in Brisbane, Queensland-Australia 

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