made for the @paulrobesongalleries and installed at the @runosll in @runewark - the first of 3 murals celebrating the life of Paul Robeson. The first one starts by looking at his creative output as a singer, actor of screen and stage, public speaker and radical renaissance man. It’s impossible to understand the man in sections, for his complexity was deep and beautiful, or as he puts it: "Every artist, every scientist, every writer must decide now where he stands. The artist must take sides. He must elect to fight for freedom or for slavery. I have made my choice. I had no alternative."
“The Paul Robeson Paean: Part I”
Paul Robeson Campus center at Rutgers University
Newark, NJ.
2019


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