Because the mask is your face, the face is a mask, so I’m thinking of the face as a mask because of the way I see faces is coming from an African vision of the mask which is the thing that we carry around with us, it is our presentation, it’s our front, it’s our face.
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|Birth:||8th October, 1930|
|Profession:||Artist, Feminist, Professor|
Faith Ringgold was raised in Harlem and educated at the City College of New York, where she studied with Robert Gwathmey and Yasuo Kuniyoshi. After receiving a Bachelor's Degree, she taught in the public school system in New York. She received an M.A. from the college in 1959. In 1970, Ringgold began teaching college level courses. She is the professor emeritus in the University of California, San Diego visual art department.
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