The Art of Romare Bearden

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[image] Prevalence of Ritual: Tidings, 1964

Romare Bearden, Prevalence of Ritual: Tidings, 1964
photostat on fiberboard, Edition 1/6
Estate of Romare Bearden, courtesy of Romare Bearden Foundation, New York
© Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, N.Y.

When Bearden had a collage such as Prevalence of Ritual: Tidings enlarged as a Projection, as seen here, the imagery became more fully allied with cinema, suggesting the immediacy of the documentary photographs from which many of its details derive.

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