Richmond Barthé ‘Exodus & Dance’ at Kingsborough Houses to be Restored




Richmond Barthé’s Green Pastures: The Walls of Jericho (1938), a sculpture located at the Kingsborough Houses (also in Crown Heights). Barthé, who identified as homosexual, is considered the most important sculptor of African-American modernism in the first half of the twentieth century. Photos via NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project

In 2021, the Fulton Art Fair celebrated Black History Month and the 100th birthday of artist Richmond Barthé with the announcement of a restoration for the much loved relief,  ‘Exodus and Dance.’ at Kingsborough Houses in Weeksville, Brooklyn.

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