Dancing at the Louvre Puzzle x Faith Ringgold
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36-piece puzzle

28.0 cm x 26.0 cm

PRICE: $28

28.0 cm x 26.0 cm


    About The Work

    The French Collection, Faith Ringgold's quilt painting series of a fictional African-American artist and artists' model in 1920s Paris, presents a revisionist view of the early twentieth-century School of Paris. It tells the story of Willia Marie Simone's (a fictional character created by Ringgold) experience as a black woman in her journey to become a successful artist in France.  This 36-piece jigsaw puzzle depicts Ringgold's Dancing at the Louvre (The French Collection Part 1: #1), (1991), Willia is accompanied by her friend Marcia and her two young daughters. They dance joyously in front of Old Masterworks that epitomize Western femininity and motherhood.

    Faith Ringgold, Dancing at the Louvre: The French Collection Part I, #1, 1991.
Acrylic on canvas, printed and tie-dyed pieced fabric, and ink, 73 1/2 × 80 1/2 in (186.7 × 204.5 cm)© 2022 Faith Ringgold / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, courtesy ACA Galleries, New York. Gund Gallery at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. Gift of David Horvitz ’74 and Francie Bishop Good, 2017.5.6. Photo: Alan Geho

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