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This mural depicts the world-renowned poet, author and playwright Mari Evans (1923- ), who moved to Indianapolis in 1947 and spent the bulk of her writing career here. Evans is known as one of the inspirations and leading lights of the Black Arts movement of the 1960s and 1970s, which sought to create a signature African-American aesthetic and perspective and infuse it into contemporary literature, visual arts, music and theater.
Evans’ work talks about the actions and ideals of the
Medium type: Paint
Date created: 2016
448 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, 46204
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