Family

A work made of linocut in black on commercially produced green (faded to green-gray) japanese paper with gold metallic powder and a woodblock printed design in black on the verso.
© Margaret Burroughs

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  • A work made of linocut in black on commercially produced green (faded to green-gray) japanese paper with gold metallic powder and a woodblock printed design in black on the verso.

Date:

1963

Artist:

Margaret Burroughs
American, 1917-2010

About this artwork

One of the foremost Chicagoans of the 20th century, Burroughs at earned a BA and an MFA from SAIC. The African American experience in Chicago was her perennial focus, and here she took on a universal subject—family. Notably, the artist cofounded the DuSable Museum of African American History in 1961 with her husband, Charles Gordon Burroughs. The Leadership Advising Committee of the Art Institute honored Burroughs with the Legends and Legacy Award in 2010.

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Artist

Margaret Burroughs

Title

Family

Origin

United States

Date

1963

Medium

Linocut in black on commercially produced green (faded to green-gray) Japanese paper with gold metallic powder and a woodblock printed design in black on the verso

Dimensions

486 x 381 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Julia Perkins

Reference Number

2010.543

Copyright

© Margaret Burroughs

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