Quote of the Day: Ernest Crichlow on Art

The artist on how the incommunicable aspects of his identity inspire his creations.

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You can read this quote by Ernest Crichlow, from a 1981 interview with the Stamford Advocate, in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations.Hear more about Crichlow’s work here.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and founding director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.