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Kerry James Marshall
1955–

Introduction

Kerry James Marshall (born October 17, 1955) is an American artist and professor, known for his paintings of Black figures. He previously taught painting at the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 2017, Marshall was included on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world. He was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, and moved in childhood to South Central Los Angeles. He has spent much of his career in Chicago, Illinois.

A retrospective exhibition of his work, Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, was assembled by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago in 2016.

Wikidata identifier

Q832432

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Introduction

Born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1955, Kerry James Marshall painted representations of Black individuals in his large-scale narrative works. Marshall received a BFA from Otis Art Institute in 1978, and he has served as an associate professor of art at the University of Illinois, Chicago since 1993.

Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, collagist, painter

ULAN identifier

500116210

Names

Kerry James Marshall, Kerry Marshall

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