Still I Rise

Abstract

No matter what the situation, We Black People behind the African mask we will rise above the problems that we have faced. The mask protect us from harms and help us to survive in this world. The sign Rise shows that we all have faith and will overcome all obstacles coming our way.

Creator

Fred Michael Beam

Title

Still I Rise

Date

2020

Medium

Acrylic painting

Description

There is an African Mask in color of brown, gold and white in the center of the canvas. It has three signs on showing in gold. The signs are "Black, Lives, and Matter. There is one sign in white, "Deaf" (seem to be erased from the canvas). The background has abstract patterns (similar to Cubism).

Citation

Fred Michael Beam, “Still I Rise,” RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center , accessed June 27, 2022, https://dyerartscenter.omeka.net/items/show/609.