Kerry James Marshall is changing the face of American art.

June 5, 2017  |   Feature,   News
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His trademark style has catapulted him into the stratosphere of the art world: 72 of his paintings were displayed earlier this year a New York’s Metropolitan Museum.

His figures aren’t just black; they are jet black — bold, proud, undeniably black. His works deal with grief, injustice and loss, but also everyday life: swimming pools and beauty salons, daily rituals and quiet moments — a window into a world often ignored in fine art.

CBS NEWS Sunday Morning’s correspondent Alex Wagner interviewed Kerry James Marshall.



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