"Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it."
— Mark Twain
Autobiography: Water/Ancestors/Middle Passage/Family Ghost (1988). Acrylic, tempera, cattle markers, oil stick, paper, polymer photo transfer, vinyl on sewn canvas. 118" x 71". Collection: Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut.
Brief bio of African-American artist and writer Howardena Pindell http://www.thehistorymakers.com/biography/biography.asp?bioindex=1512&category=Artmakers