ALABAMA CHANIN - THE FACTORY THIS WEEK - 1

THE FACTORY + ALABAMA CHANIN | 7/52 | 2018

“We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.” ­– Marian Wright Edelman

For the third installment in our series in honor of Black History Month, we explore the African-American #womenartists who have used the mediums of sculpture, painting, photography, and quilting (to name a few) to convey their collective history as well as their personal views on race, gender, and society.

The pictorial quilts of Faith Ringgold and Harriet Powers

“The icon comes from within” – Renée Cox

Alison Saar on the Journal

Edmonia Lewis, the first professional African-American sculptor

American Folk artist Nellie Mae Rowe

Chakaia Booker explores race, gender, and globalization through her sculptures crafted from recycled tires.

Alabama: The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama

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@ Alabama Chanin

Valentine’s Day is this Wednesday. Stop by The Factory Store for last minute gifts.

Look for a #womenartists profile on fiber artist Xenobia Bailey this Friday.

 

@ The Factory Store + Café

The Daily Menu (Monday through Friday + Saturday brunch)

Be on the lookout for our Apple Barbeque Sauce recipe on Wednesday.

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