The idea of commemoration has recurred throughout Marshall’s career, whether it be personal commemoration or collective commemoration. In the exhibition space at the far right of the building, and its adjacent room, you can find numerous works in which forms of commemoration are central.
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We Mourn our Loss #4
Kerry James Marshall, We Mourn our Loss #4, 1998. Painting, acrylic, glitter, mdf panel, 121.9 x 91.4 cm.
Laid to Rest
Kerry James Marshall, Laid to Rest, 1998. Video, 3-channel video installation in loop, 00:05:00.
Kerry James Marshall, Shooting Stars, 1994. Photography, 12 colour polaroids, 38.1 x 27.9 cm; 50.8 x 27.9 cm; 43.2 x 38.1 cm; 38.1 x 132.1 cm .
Lost Boys AKA Black Johnny
Kerry James Marshall, Lost Boys AKA Black Johnny, 1995. Collage, acrylic, collage, canvas , 61 x 61 cm.