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Head Over Heels

Ernie Barnes
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Head Over Heels is an African-American work of art by Ernie Barnes depicting 2 black men flipping backward off of mattresses while a third runs through the grass.

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Description

Head Over Heels is an African-American work of art by Ernie Barnes depicting 2 black men flipping backward off of mattresses while a third runs through the grass.

Specs.
Edition Open Edition
Height 20 Inches
Length 16 Inches
Medium Art Print
SKU erba100
Ernie Barnes
Ernest Eugene Barnes Jr. was born July 15, 1938, in a poor section ("the bottom") of Durham, North Carolina. His father, Ernest Barnes Sr., worked as a shipping clerk at Liggett Myers Tobacco Company and his mother, Fannie Mae Geer, was employed as a domestic for Frank Fuller Jr., a wealthy Southern attorney who would guide Barnes into the world of art.
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