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 Faith Ringgold  (1930 - )

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Lived/Active: New York      Known for: African-American themed mixed-media sculpture

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BIOGRAPHY for Faith Ringgold
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1930 (Harlem, New York)
 
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New York

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African-American themed mixed-media sculpture

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Dedicated to innovative art forms that express black cultural awareness, Faith Ringgold uses soft sculpture figures and painted hanging pieces in performance art. Her sculptures displayed together give the appearance of being African masks with much finished work of beading, stitchery, and fabrics.

She was born (1930) and raised in Harlem, New York, and married a jazz musician and raised two children.  She divorced, finished college, and earned a Master's Degree at City College of Ne (showing 500 of 1656 characters).



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