Beasley, Phoebe, (The Negro Speaks of Rivers)
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"The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by Phoebe Beasley
17x21" limited edition serigraph (70 of 99) -- unframed
Phoebe Beasley completed a collaboration with Dr. Maya Angelou in which she created several serigraphs from poems by Langston Hughes for a limited edition book. Dr. Angelou selected the poems and titled the masterful compilation, "Sunrise is Coming After While", and then wrote the forwards on Hughes and Beasley. Phoebe Beasley is an accomplished artist who's in many important collections including Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Maya Angelou and Samuel L. and LaTanya R. Jackson to name a few.
Silkscreens; 17.0" Height: 21.0". This limited edition suite of prints is number 70 of 99, individually numbered and signed by Phoebe Beasley. The portfolio contains title page, colophon and the complete series of six silk screens designed to illustrate a selection of Langston Hughes poems entitled "The Sun Is Coming after a While" published by The Limited Editions Club in 1998. The George Drexel Studio in New York printed the silk screens on Arches "88" paper. Publisher's purple cloth-covered case with inset gilt-lettered leather title label and velvet lining. Elephant folio case measures approximately 18.5" x 23". Collection of 6 works for $4,800.00
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