Views from a Black Artist in the Century of Light
This issue cover features beautiful artwork by Bunch Washington with people of many colours lined up in abstract, wearing wonderful robes and patterns. The patterns blend together, as a visual representation of unity in diversity.
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de Souza, E. “Views from a Black Artist in the Century of Light”. The Journal of Bahá’í Studies, vol. 30, no. 3, May 2021, pp. 37-50, doi:10.31581/jbs-30.3.315(2020).


Twelve years ago, while planning the funeral service for my father, an artist and author born in Philadelphia in 1937, I found within the pages of one of his journals a phrase that caught my eye: The Sorrow Songs. Beneath it were the words Steal Away, which he’d underlined three times....
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