The Easel

Review: Searing moments of American truths in ‘Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power’

Different people see things differently. In London, this show was praised for its “beauty”. On home soil it is the show’s “searing moments” that catch attention. Some 1960’s artists were trying to create distinctively ‘black’ art. While that didn’t quite happen, art did find its voice on race issues. Now, art focused on these issues has “a secure place within the art market”.