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Kerry James Marshall

 (born 1955)
Kerry James Marshall is active/lives in Illinois, Alabama.  Kerry Marshall is known for social-satire painting, history, allegory.

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Kerry James Marshall


The following text is from The New York Times Style Magazine

Kerry James Marshall Is Shifting the Color of Art History:
For more than 40 years, the Chicago-based artist has made it his mission to paint black figures into the canon.

By Wyatt Mason, October 17, 2016


WE COULD BEGIN IN Birmingham, Ala., where the artist Kerry James Marshall was born in 1955, his father a postal worker whose hobby was buying broken watches, fancy ones — Baume & Mercier, Piaget, Patek Philippe — that he’d pick up in pawn shops for a song, figure out how to fix with the help of books he’d find used, and resell. From that story, we could derive the practical idea that Marshall, a companion on his father’s expeditions from a ve  ...  Displaying 750 of 26037 characters.



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About  Kerry James Marshall

Born:  1955 - Birmingham, Alabama
Known for:  social-satire painting, history, allegory