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Let America be America Again

Ilse Schreiber-Noll

Color woodcut on blueprint
 

Text of first stanzas from: “Let America Be America Again”
by Langston Hughes - 24 x 30 inches - $350 USD- INQUIRE


Let us Build Bridges not Fences

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Protect Our Environment

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Cities of poverty and crime

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Croton on Hudson, NY

 

“Let America Be America Again”

 

The works belong to a series of paintings and artist’s books which were inspired by Langston Hughes poem.

 

When Langston Hughes says: "Let America be America again / Let it be the dream it used to be” he speaks about a universal dream, a dream that lives in the hearts of not only the American people but also in the hearts of the inhabitants of all countries. They all dream of equality, freedom, justice, and the protection and preservation of nature. Only together we can “Save The Dream”. 

 

This is the text I cut out on the woodblock of image 1. It is from the first stanzas of the poem: “Let America Be America Again” by Langston Hughes, 1935.