Faith Ringgold: Sunflower Quilting Bee at Arles 1000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
Faith Ringgold (American, b. 1930)
Sunflower Quilting Bee at Arles, 1996
With bold color, inventive composition, and words written straight from the heart, Faith Ringgold’s art speaks out in a clear voice. Her painted story quilt Sunflower Quilting Bee at Arles, a version of which is reproduced on this 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle, honors eight powerful African American women in history: Madam C. J. Walker, Sojourner Truth, Ida Wells, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Mary McLeod Bethune, and Ella Baker. A ninth woman, on the lower left, is Willia Marie Simone, a fictional character created by the artist. Vincent van Gogh is pictured at the right. In Ringgold’s words, her quilt is “an international symbol of our dedication to change the world.”
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Box size: 13 x 10 x 1.875 in.
Puzzle size: 27 x 20 in.
With bold color, inventive composition, and words written straight from the heart, Faith Ringgold’s art speaks out in a clear voice. An artist, storyteller, educator, and feminist activist, she reflects on social turmoil and change while preserving her memories in vibrant mixed-media creations. Ringgold (American, b. 1930) grew up in Harlem, New York, and taught art in the New York public school system for nearly two decades before turning to fine art full time. Her oeuvre reflects her rising political consciousness, with painted story quilts, sculptures, and children’s books approaching complex issues such as racism with straightforward messages. Ringgold is a visionary who has garnered dozens of awards and honorary degrees, yet—in her nineties—is actively responding to sociopolitical upheaval in her art.
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