Hale Aspacio Woodruff
(1900 - 1980)
Hale Aspacio Woodruff was active/lived in Georgia, New York / France. Hale Woodruff is known for southern poverty images-paintings and history murals.
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Following is a New York Times exhibition review of murals by Hale Woodruff
"In Electric Moments, History Transfigured
Hale Woodruff's Talladega Murals, in 'Rising Up,' at N.Y.U."
By ROBERTA SMITH
Published: August 15, 2013
There is nothing in American art quite like the elegant, urgent, boldly colored murals that Hale Woodruff painted between 1938 and 1942 for Talladega College, a historically black institution in Alabama. Clear in hue, form and narrative, these six canvases constitute the heart of "Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Talladega College," a stunning exhibition at the 80WSE Gallery on the campus of New York University.
This is the first time the murals are
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