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Blue People by a Green Painter

8/15/11 - 10/20/2011

Main Library

African American Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

As part of the annual Afro Solo exhibition, the Library presents a collection of Oakland artist Nannette Harris’s paintings which explores humanity by painting the skin of people of different races, countries and cultures blue. She uses blue because the color of blood while inside each person is blue.   She views blue as a symbol of the connection that binds all people.  Using oils on canvas, Ms. Harris mixes bold colors and textures to create a three-dimensional quality to her work.  Her moniker of being a “green painter” comes from her history of using recycled paint and reclaimed paint brushes, since 1993 to render extraordinary paintings.

Upcoming Events

Black History Month Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 8:00 am
Bayview, Bayview General Floor Area
Toddler Tales
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 10:30 am
Main Library, Children's Storytelling Rm - 2nd Fl
Toddler Tales and Playtime
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 11:00 am
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room

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Job Seekers' Drop-In
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 10:00 am
Main Library, Bridge TechLab Workstation - 5th Fl
Meditation Group
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 12:00 pm
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center
Tai Chi at Noon
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 12:00 pm
Eureka Valley, Eureka Valley General Floor Area

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Current Exhibits

The Little Humpbacked Horse:
Through Thursday, March 2, 2017
Main Library, International Center
Everyone Deserves a Home
Through Sunday, March 12, 2017
Main Library, Jewett Gallery
Celebrating the diverse and beautiful world of Ashley Bryan
Through Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

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