Black Art, Black Artists

dir. Elyseo J. Taylor

TIFF Cinematheque - Black History Month

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This visual survey of Black art since the nineteenth century, punctuated with jazz and blues selections and a voiceover dialogue with woodcut printmaker Van Slater, outlines the struggles that Black artists have undergone to prove their artistic capability, to engage with white and middle-class Black tastes and to make explicit political statements.