Knowledge of the Past Is the Key to the Future: Some Afterthoughts on Discovery, Robert Colescott (American, 1925–2009), Acrylic on canvas

Knowledge of the Past Is the Key to the Future: Some Afterthoughts on Discovery

Artist:
Robert Colescott (American, 1925–2009)
Date:
1986
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
90 in. × 9 ft. 6 in. (228.6 × 289.6 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.166
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): R. Colescott / 86
the artist, Tucson, Ariz. (1986–87; sold through the Semaphore Gallery, New York to MMA)

Pleasantville, N. Y. Reader's Digest. "Faces and Figures: Selected Works by Black Artists from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 12–April 1, 1988, brochure no. 9.

Museum of the City of New York. "The Americanization of Columbus," March 29–May 24, 1992.

Columbus, Ohio. Wexner Center for the Arts. "The Americanization of Columbus," June 21–August 16, 1992.

Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia. "The Americanization of Columbus," September 14–November 8, 1992.

Phoenix Art Museum. "The Americanization of Columbus," December 6, 1992–January 31, 1993.

Miami. Historical Museum of Southern Florida. "The Americanization of Columbus," February 27–April 25, 1993.

Lowery S. Sims. Faces and Figures: Selected Works by Black Artists from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. brochure, Reader's Digest, Pleasantville, N.Y. 1988, unpaginated, no. 9, ill. (color, cover).