Landmarks Video: February 2021

Howardena Pindell

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. 

For the safety of our community, Landmarks Video may be viewed freely by those who have BACS access to the ART building. For general access, please make an appointment to visit the Visual Arts Center

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Screenshot of Howardena Pindell's "Free, White and 21"