Interview with Joseph Geran, Jr. at Black Man's Art Gallery

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KRON-TV news footage from June 12, 1969 features a visit to the Black Man's Art Gallery (619 Haight Street) in the Fillmore district of San Francisco.  The interview features artist Joseph Geran, Jr. (1944-2003), who talks about his process on two paintings 'Hannibal' and 'We Called Him Master'.  In reflection on 'Hannibal' Geran, jr. states, "To my amazement I found out Hannibal is black and to many young kids this figure is portrayed as a white image."  He also comments on his creative process.  "Now I've come to the point where I feel that I can do anything I wanna do because I'm not in a position where somebody is telling me that I can't do it".  Also includes brief views of these and other works of art being exhibited at the gallery.  Supporting text and metadata updated for the web in April 2020 by Lisa Ann Nikkel.  Opening graphic designed be Carrie Hawks.

Date
6/12/1969
Format
16mm color magnetic sound film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
local newsfilm
Copyright Holder
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Duration
3:11
Identifier
KRON 1992-3
Views
970

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