“Children, I said to her. For the first little while, they not exactly human, you don't find?”
Nalo Hopkinson

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

WEDNESDAY WORDS OF WISDOM- Art Provided By Lois Mailou Jones

African proverb from Ethiopia-Galla or Ethiopia

"The fool is thirsty in the midst of water."

 Jennie, 1943 by Lois Mailo Jones; Oil on canvas. 

Jones is an African American artist  who studied in Paris and taught art at Howard University for forty-seven years.  To learn more about Ms. Mailou-Jones at this link:

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