A woman in a white dress and scarf bends over holding a ball placed in a shelf under a full dish rack. Behind the objects is a wood wall that looks to have headless and partially nude female figures with arms outstretched painted on it.
The "Africanized stylization" of three figures in an arched frame and the title given by the artist reflect the quality of a Christian icon and image of Madonna and child. In rendition, there are three figures with the female child wearing a rebozo...
Linoleum block-printing; Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint-Art; Women; Children
On the back of a frying pan, possibly cast-iron, the eyebrows nose, and mouth of a face are visible.
"The skillet references African American history: cooking with a cast iron skillet and washing clothing in a wooden washtub are parts of a Black...
Sculpture; Art metal-work; Skillets; Face; Symbolism
People walking up and sitting on the steps to the British Museum seem not to notice the tall female figure in a long black dress standing facing them. The figure is most likely Weems. The stairs cut midway through the image on a horizontal line....
Black-and-white photography; Women artists, Black; Women, Black, in art; Columns; Stairs; Dresses; British Museum
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