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Faith Ringgold

American painter and sculptor

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Faith Ringgold is an African American artist born in New York City. She was educated at the City College of New York. She uses a technique of painting she calls "black-light painting," which favors intensity over value to achieve contrast between light and dark.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500063866.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Faith Ringgold:

Faith Ringgold Aunt Emmy, 2005 Color lithograph on Arches paper
Faith Ringgold To Be or Not to Be Free, 2014 Color lithograph on Rives BFK paper
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