Black Lives Matter


Black Lives Matter


The works in this collection reference Black Lives Matter directly, ranging from small, quickly-executed tags to large, collaborative street murals.

Collection Items

DC Black Lives Matter plywood and graffiti
Plywood panels cover the window of a restaurant. Black hands with a red manicure are positioned in the shape of the letters "d" and "C," positioned against a vivid, cobalt blue background. The words "Black Lives Matter" are repeated several times in…

Black Lives Matter Eye
A piece of plywood on a brick building reads "Black Lives Matter." "Black" and "Matter" surround the shape of an eye. "Lives" is written inside of the eye in blue letters. Behind "Lives" is a yellow peace sign.

Black Lives Matter
A piece of plywood on the windows of a building reads "Black Lives Matter" in a circle. To the left of the circle, is a pink peace sign with "peace" written underneath in blue letters. To the right of the "Black Lives Matter" circle is a blue circle…

A plywood mural depicts a black-and-white painting of a male. To the right of the face, "RIP Tamir" and "Hope" are painted in red and orange. Three signatures are scattered throughout the mural.

RIP Tupac
A plywood mural depicts a black-and-white painting of a male. To the right of the face, "RIP Tupac" and "Change" are painted in red and orange. Two signatures are at the top right of the mural.

Black Lives Matter
Plywood on the side of a brick building depicts various tags. On the left of the plywood, a silhouette of a person holds a colorful sign that reads "Justice For All." To the right flowers and "Black Lives Matter" are written.

Black Lives Matter
"Black Lives Matter" is written on the window of a building in orange paint.

Black Lives Matter Afro
A Black female figure wearing a mask has "Black Lives Matter" written in blue in her hair. Behind the figure are Black Power Fists.

Give Us Our Flowers Street Mural
A street mural portrays the heads of four Black women in red and orange flowers. Underneath the flowers, there are blue and pink lines with "Black Trans Lives Matter" written on it. Above the heads of the women, "Give Us Our Flowers Now" is written…

Black Lives Matter Street Mural, Kemptown, UK
A street mural in Kemptown portrays a variety of protestors on the left side holding signs. Some of the signs read "Unapologetically Black," "Say Their Names," and "All Black Lives Matter." Behind the protesters, there are names of Black victims of…
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These images speak for themselves. The support the Black Community has been receiving is beautiful and no matter what I will remember these moments of unity and kindness from humanity.

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