How can a show of African American art shape our understanding of race in Britain?
By Gary Younge
Published 23 May 2023
Writer Gary Younge visits ‘Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers: Black Artists from the American South’ and asks how its lessons might be brought closer to home.
There is a series of struggles, rooted in gender, race and class, that must take place before a quilt can go from a bed in the Deep South to a wall at the RA. It is not simply an act of curatorial ingenuity.
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