Barbara Jones-Hogu: Resist, Relate, Unite 1968–1975


  • DePaul Art Museum

January 11–March 25, 2018

Barbara Jones-Hogu, Unite, 1969. Courtesy of Lusenhop Fine Art.

Chicago-based artist Barbara Jones-Hogu was a central figure of the Black Arts Movement and a founding member of the African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists (AfriCOBRA). Throughout her career she worked in painting, printmaking, film, education, and contributed to major projects including Chicago’s Wall of Respect mural. This is the first solo museum exhibition of her art and features works on paper including woodcuts, etchings, lithographs, and screenprints.

The exhibition is curated by Julie Rodrigues Widholm, DePaul Art Museum’ Director and Chief Curator.