Thornton Dial: High and Wide (Carrying the Rats to the Man)

Thornton Dial: High and Wide (Carrying the Rats to the Man)

In his 2002 work "High and Wide (Carrying the Rats to the Man," Thornton Dial recalls one of the most horrifying specters in American history and consciousness—the African slave ship.
Purvis Young: By the Book

Purvis Young: By the Book

In the late 1960s, Purvis Young began creating thousands of drawings on found paper that he would later paste into discarded books and magazines to make his own books chronicling the life of his Miami neighborhood of Overtown.