Faith Ringgold

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Faith Ringgold
Lot #09

The United States of Attica   1972 SOLD

Original poster by Faith Ringgold. Cut paper. Donated to RB by the artist. This famous poster honored the prisoners who rose up at Attica Prison, and documents acts of violence and terror committed by the US government since its founding. Top center: "The United States of Attica, 1971, Founded by the American People on Sept. 13, 1971 at Attica Prison N.Y. where 42 men gave up their lives in an heroic struggle for freedom…" Bottom center: "This map of American violence is incomplete. Please write in whatever you find lacking." Condition excellent.
22" x 28"