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Marching to a Different Drummer

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In "Marching to a Different Drummer" the figures and props surrounding the central African-American figure reveal him to be a white-collar worker who has received his university education on a sports scholarship. He "marches" with white America, but the pained look on his face and the ball...

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Provenance

The artist; 1990, with Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston; purchased by MFA, Boston, October 24, 1990

Credit Line

Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1989

Dimensions

213.4 x 182.9 cm (84 x 72 in.)

Accession Number

1990.494

Medium or Technique

Acrylic on canvas

Collections

Contemporary Art

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