Artwork: "Flying Home Harlem Heroes and Heroines" (Faith Ringgold)
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Artwork: "Flying Home Harlem Heroes and Heroines" (Faith Ringgold)

Location: 125th Street (IRT Lenox Avenue Line)
Installation Year: 1996
Notes:

Artist Biography/C.V. at UCSD.EDU

Artist's Official Web Site

Inspired by a Lionel Hampton composition, [Flying Home Harlem Heroes and Heroines by Faith Ringgold is] an array of performers, painters, sports heroes, artists, writers, musicians, civil rights activists, and religious leaders appear to be flying joyfully through the air. Ringgold's piece connects with those of at 116th and 135th Sts. creating a three-chapter story of Harlem history. Source: nyc.gov

Faith Ringgold is a painter, mixed media sculptor, performance artist, writer and teacher. She received BS and MFA degrees from City College, City University of New York and is now a professor of art at the University of California San Diego. Source: cuny.edu.


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Lenox Avenue Line
Location: 125th Street
Photo by: Bernard Chatreau
Date: 9/23/2011
Artwork: Flying Home Harlem Heroes and Heroines, Faith Ringgold, 1996
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Lenox Avenue Line
Location: 125th Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 2/8/2005
Artwork: Flying Home Harlem Heroes and Heroines, Faith Ringgold, 1996
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 6339


(image 11319)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Lenox Avenue Line
Location: 125th Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 2/8/2005
Artwork: Flying Home Harlem Heroes and Heroines, Faith Ringgold, 1996
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 7178


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Lenox Avenue Line
Location: 125th Street
Photo by: Wayne Whitehorne
Date: 9/30/1998
Artwork: Flying Home Harlem Heroes and Heroines, Faith Ringgold, 1996
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 7074

 



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