Afro Asian Eclipse (or Black China), by David Hammons, 1979

David Hammons Afro Asian Eclipse (or Black China), 1979

Medium: Mixed media
Dimensions: 43 x 16 in. (109.2 x 40.6 cm)
Credit Line: Hudgins Family Collection, New York. Photo by Tim Nighswander/IMAGING4ART

Using visual elements with Asian references, such as the scroll, Hammons emphasizes and also celebrates the connections between Asian and African culture in the United States.

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"Afro Asian Eclipse (or Black China)." Now Dig This! Art in Black Los Angeles, 1960–1980 Digital Archive. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, 2016. https://hammer.ucla.edu/now-dig-this/art/afro-asian-eclipse-or-black-china.