Winston Kennedy

Winston Kennedy


Winston Kennedy's scholarship emphasizes the artwork of Black printmakers and graphic artists. As an artist himself, he received his Master of Fine Arts degree in Printmaking and Painting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1972. He is professor emeritus from Howard University where he served as Chairman for the Department of Art.

In the Untitled etching, Kennedy encourages the act of close looking. At first glance, the print resembles the body of a woman, but upon closer look, the body is revealed to consist of abstract shapes and patterns. This act of close-looking encourages a meditative and contemplative exploration of the work’s composition and one’s own innermost thoughts.



Untitled by Winston Kennedy


Title: Untitled
Artist: Winston Kennedy (b. 1944)
Date: 1974
Medium: etching on paper     
32 ½ x 23 ¾ inches
Accession Number: H77.42









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