• Say Their Names IV
  • Say Their Names IV

Anthony Peyton Young

Say Their Names IV

Regular price $990.00

Say Their Names IV:
Paris Cameron 20, May 25, 2019
Layleen Xtravaganza 27, June 7, 2019
Brooklyn Lindsey 32, June 25, 2019
Tracy Single 22, July 30 , 2019
Bee Love Slater 23, September 4, 2019
Breonna Be’Be Hill 30, October 14, 2019

In my series Say Their Names, I use portraiture as a tool to memorialize the numerous Trans and Non conforming victims who have passed due to white supremacy and hate crimes. After creating full portraits of each individual person, I deconstruct and recontextualize them into new, collective portraits. The collective memorial portraits convey both individual and collective losses within the Black and Brown communities.

The abstraction of the work allows the victims and their families the right to opacity—to not have the victims’ lives reduced to the moment of their horrific death—and it makes evident that racism and white supremacy are persistent systemic issues.

Year: 2020
Medium: Color pencil and collage on paper
Dimensions: 8.25x 11.5 (matted to 11x14 with 5x7 opening) Frame not included in price.

All works are original
All works come with a signed Certificate of Authenticity
All orders include collector's kit
All orders ship within 3-4 weeks
All measurements are in US customary units

**This artwork is registered on Fairchain. Fairchain's platform secures digital contracts and blockchain-backed certificates of title and authenticity that protect collectors from forgeries and disputes while allowing artists to benefit from the secondary markets they create. Delivery of this artwork and receipt of the certificate of title and authenticity is contingent on signing the Fairchain Agreement, which buyers will receive by email shortly after purchase.**

For more information about this piece, please contact info@goodblackart.com.