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Faith Ringgold
1930–

Introduction

Faith Ringgold (born Faith Willi Jones; October 8, 1930) is an American painter, painting on different materials including fabric, a published author, mixed media sculptor, performance artist, and intersectional activist, perhaps best known for her narrative quilts.

Wikidata identifier

Q5431220

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Introduction

Faith Ringgold is an African-American artist born in New York City. She was educated at the City College of New York. She uses a technique of painting she calls "black-light painting," which favors intensity over value to achieve contrast between light and dark.

Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, author, illustrator, lecturer, painter, sculptor

ULAN identifier

500063866

Names

Faith Ringgold

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