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The Anacostia Community Museum’s indoor gallery will be closed Sept. 18 through Oct. 31 as we bring our next exhibition to life. Even though our gallery is closed, join us at any of the dynamic upcoming events planned over the next 6 weeks. More information about our events is available at: anacostia.si.edu/events. We look forward to seeing you soon!

The New Thing Jazz Workshop, Soul Searchers

Object Details

Artist
Percy Martin
Date
late 20th Century
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
17 15/16 × 12 15/16 in. (45.6 × 32.8 cm)
Cite As
Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Caption
Washington, DC artist Percy Martin created this bold print to promote September’s Jazz Workshops sponsored by The New Thing Art and Architecture Center. The composition bears his signature style, depicting a mythic Bushworld in which the city’s landscape and everyday shapes are transformed into art. In his role as Art Director, Martin’s unique combination of social mythos and creative vision was both an advertisement for and embodiment of The New Thing, a grassroots organization in the Adams Morgan neighborhood working at the intersections of arts education, community architecture, and activism.
Accession Number
2017.8.10
Type
poster
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Data Source
Anacostia Community Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl82028286f-f18f-4c0e-8165-8bfa6ccd9e3b
Record ID
acm_2017.8.10
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