And not the Wind. Wind is not. The wind the wind. Came man. Man Down

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
1976 (1980)
Marker and crayon on paper glued to found book
11 x 17.25 inches
Collection of
Souls Grown Deep Foundation

In 1980 Purvis Young assembled a book of ninety drawings executed during the previous four years. Each work depicts an aspect of the sea: tossing waves, boats, drowning sailors and refugees, sunsets, the moon over the water. Many of the drawings contain captions; the cover is inscribed "sun and my mind."