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Amari Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS0514

Scope and Contents

The Amari Brown Papers contain three murals on plywood that were errected on a building on ELM Street during the Black Lives Matter - George Floyd Protests. The collection contains the clothing and a bracelette Brown wore while creating the art, sketchbooks with drafts of the art, and a copy of the O' Henry Magazine that contains a picture of him paiting the murals.

Dates

  • 2020

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

Collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Amari Brown is a Greensboro, North Carolina artist who contributed to the protest art murals on Elm Street, Greensboro, NC during the Black Lives Matter (BLM) - George Floyd Protests. His artwork is heavily influenced by cominc book characters and anime.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (2 boxes of sketchbooks and textiles; 3 plywood murals)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Amari Brown is a Greensboro, NC artist. His collection contains representations of his artwork from the 2020 Greensboro, NC Black Lives Matter-George Floyd Protest, his sketchbook, and the clothes he wore to create his art during the protest.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Amari Brown in October 2020.

Processing Information

Processed and encoded by Stacey Krim, November 2020.

Creator

Title
Amari Brown Papers
Author
Stacey Krim
Date
2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US
336-334-5246