Free, White and 21, 1980
American, born 1943
12:15 min., color, sound
Courtesy of the artist, The University of Texas Libraries, and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York
In Pindell's Free, White and 21 (1980), the artist recounts racism she has experienced as a Black woman coming of age in America. She portrays the stark divide between Black and white Americans by appearing as both herself and as a white woman who discounts the artist's experiences throughout the piece.
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