Born May 3~ Dorr Bothwell

Dorr Hodgson Bothwell (May 3, 1902-September 24, 2000) was an American artist, designer, educator, and world-traveler; she’s particularly known for her innovative use of serigraphy as a fine art form.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorr_Bothwell

Holiday by Dorr Bothwell
1947 / Color Screenprint / Image: 12-3/4″x9-7/10″ / Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

Dorr Bothwell on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/dorr-doris-hodgson-bothwell/

Further reading:
https://www.artworkarchive.com/profile/mendocino-art-center/artist/dorr-bothwell
https://www.williamzacha.com/artists/dorr-bothwell/about-dorr-bothwell/
https://livingnewdeal.org/projects/hollenbeck-middle-school-youth-democracy-mural-los-angeles-ca/

Born April 17~ Barbara Jones-Hogu

Barbara Jones-Hogu (April 17, 1938-November 14, 2017) was a painter, printmaker, filmmaker, and educator from Chicago. She was a member of OBAC and co-founded the artists’ collective AfriCOBRA.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Jones-Hogu

God’s Child by Barbara Jones-Hogu
2009 / Twelve color screenprint on Arches 88 paper / Image: 14″x23 1/4″ / DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL

Barbara Jones-Hogu on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/barbara-jones-hogu/

Further reading:
https://never-the-same.org/interviews/barbara-jones-hogu/
https://www.culturetype.com/2017/11/21/chicago-artist-barbara-jones-hogu-a-founding-member-of-africobra-has-died/
http://www.areachicago.org/the-history-philosophy-and-aesthetics-of-africobra/

June 30~ Pride Month

Andy Warhol and Jed Johnson

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The celebrated designer Jed Johnson, who died tragically in 1996 in the crash of TWA Flight 800…first met artist Andy Warhol when he was hired to sweep the floors at Warhol’s famous factory. He would go on to become Warhol’s companion and lover—helping him find and decorate the East 66th Street townhouse where Johnson and the artist lived until the two split in 1976… ~curbed.com/

Jed Johnson and Archie by Andy Warhol
c.1975 / Polaroid prints / Private collection
Jed Johnson by Andy Warhol
1978-87 / Gelatin silver print / Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Jed Johnson by Andy Warhol
c.1978 / Acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen / The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

Women’s History Month in Visual Arts~ March 31

The Western Print by Inka Essenhigh

1999 / Silkscreen print, varnish / Image 27 7/8”x30 9/16” / Various collections, including MoMA, NYC

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See also: March 31~ Women’s History Month in visual arts
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/03/31/march-31-womens-history-month-in-visual-arts/

September 24, 1952~ First KFC franchise opens in Salt Lake City, Utah

Kentucky Fried Chicken by Richard Estes

2007 / Silkscreen with 110 colors on paper / 28 1/2”x20” / Various: Edition of 58 + 8 AP

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“Utah Is Home To The First KFC In The Country”~
https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/utah/first-kfc-in-the-country-ut/

Previous September 24 posts:

Hispanic Artists~September 24

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/24~

Self Portraits~August 26

Self-Portrait  by  Andy Warhol

1967 / Oil and silkscreen ink on canvas /45”x67 1/2” / San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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Untitled #479 by Cindy Sherman

1975 / 23 hand-colored gelatin silver prints / 20 1/2”x33 1/2” / Collection of Dorothy & Peter Waldt

Pride Month~ June 19

Cy Twombly (1928-2011) Iconic large-scale marks scribbled and smeared on raw canvas or linen
http://www.galerie-karsten-greve.com/en/cy_twombly/biography

Untitled [Gaeta] / 2007 / Acrylic, wax crayon, lead pencil on wooden panel / 99 1/4”x217 3/8”

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Artist, director and producer explored popular culture in his work
http://warholfoundation.org/legacy/biography.html

Flowers / 1964 / Offset lithograph / sheet: 22 13/16”x23 1/16″