Kindred Spirits: Artists Hilda Wilkinson Brown and Lilian Thomas Burwell

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Artist Hilda Wilkinson Brown did not live to see the acquisition of several of her paintings by major museums. Her niece, nonagenarian Lilian Thomas Burwell, is experiencing a wave of recognition for her own "sculptural paintings." The story of these two Black women’s interconnected lives, their artwork and sources of inspiration are presented against the backdrop of a segregated Washington, D.C.

Aired: 02/03/21

Rating: NR

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Kindred Spirits


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