Race and How We Understand Color

Spelman College | Mar-04-2021

How we perceive colors can have a big impact. Myra Greene explains this statement visually.

Myra Greene, a professor in the Department of Art and Visual Culture, uses a diverse photographic practice and fabric manipulations to explore representations of race. Greene is currently working on a new body of work that uses African textiles as a material and pattern as well as color as medium to explore her own relationship to culture. Her work is in the permanent collection of Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, The National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, the Princeton University Art Museum and the Studio Museum in Harlem. Read Full Article