philamuseum: Happy birthday to Faith Ringgold….

philamuseum:

Happy birthday to Faith Ringgold. Best known for her narrative quilts, Ringgold fuses her training in the fine arts with her familial quilt-making and story-telling traditions, using geometric designs to communicate her experience as both an African American and a woman.

“’Tar Beach 2’ Quilt,” 1990, by Faith Ringgold © 1990 Faith Ringgold