THE NEW YORK TIMES
The designer Ron Norsworthy explores his own experiences of marginalization in his textiles, installations and quilts.
On the occasion of his inspiring solo debut at the Wellin Museum, he talks about Black labor, migration — and the family he recently discovered.
Vein Vine, 2021
Woodblock print on muslin, acrylic, archival paper, Japanese rice paper, and spray paint, mounted on canvas
60 x 84 x 2 ¾ in. (152.4 x 213.4 x 6.0 cm)
Collection of Reginald M. Browne
© Yashua Klos
A critic’s tour deciphers the signs and symbols of the street art adorning boarded-up storefronts. What it tells us about our shared political realities and the ways our stories are connected.
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