Charles Bible

Charles Bible


Charles Bible was born in Waco, Texas but moved to New York to study art. He studied Fine Arts at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York and received a Bachelor in Fine Arts degree from Queens College in 1976.

Funny is part of a poster series Bible created in 1965 depicting Black heroes. Together, the three series of works amounted to twenty-two posters. Alongside his poster series, Bible also illustrated for books including Brooklyn Story (1970), Spin a Soft Black Song (1971), and illustrated and wrote his own poetry in, Eating at the Y (1974).



Funny by Charles Bible


Title: Funny
Artist: Charles Bible (b. 1937)
Date: n.d
Medium: oil on panel
Dimensions: 15 ¼ x 30 3/8 inches
Accession Number: H77.6





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