Ashley Bryan

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Ashley Bryan
The Negro Speaks of Rivers (from Sail Away)
2015
Collage of cut colored papers with graphite pencil on wove paper, with printed text mounted on a tracing paper overlay.
15 x 22 1/4 inches (38.1 x 56.5 cm)
Gift of the Ashley Bryan Center.
2021.25:17
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Ashley Bryan Center.
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Final collage art for Sail Away : poems, by Langston Hughes, art by Ashley Bryan. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2015.
Part of a collection of 18 collages (2021.25:1-18), 22 preparatory studies (2021.26:1-22), and other materials created during the preparation and publication of the 2015 book Sail Away (MA 23733) received as a gift of the Ashley Bryan Center in 2021.

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