Kerry James Marshall on painting in black and white

Artist Kerry James Marshall discusses his decision to paint his later Souvenir paintings in black and white instead of in color, and shares the art historical inspiration for this shift. Marshall's grisaille (gray-scale) painting Souvenir III is in SFMOMA's collection.

  • Total running time: 1 min. 52 sec.

  • Featured Artist: Kerry James Marshall
  • SFMOMA Release Date: February 2009