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“Elizabeth Catlett” at MUSEUM MMK FÜR MODERNE KUNST, Frankfurt

If images don’t exist, one must create them. In the early twentieth century, African American art history was missing certain elements. Some collective experiences lacked images that people could identify with, which was necessary for the idea and iconography of community to emerge. The portraits created by Elizabeth Catlett (1915–2012) are clear, precise, and invariably…