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.
Writer and broadcaster Emma Dabiri picks four powerful works by Black artists from the American South that you can see in our current exhibition.
In a small pocket of Alabama, women have been making extraordinary textile art for generations. With those works now in galleries around the world, including in our own ‘Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers’ exhibition, here’s where they all begin.
Watch our team install composite sculptures and precious quilts as we prepare for our latest exhibition.
As we prepare to open ‘Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers: Black Artists from the American South’, writer Yinka Elujoba reflects on the extraordinary creativity of some works in the show.
Before you visit our latest exhibition, find out about the unique artistic traditions the artists in ‘Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers’ forged and the enormous social and economic challenges they confronted.