Richard Mayhew


1934, Amityville, New York

What color is love? Fear? Desire? Richard Mayhew discusses the connection between emotion and color. Learn more about the mystique of his landscape paintings, how his work connects with his Native American and African American heritage, and his involvement with the Spiral, a New York–based collective that formed in the mid-1960s to discuss the role of African American artists in the civil rights movement and American culture.

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