Jack Whitten

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With the sad news of the passing of Jack Whitten, revisiting a trip we made to artist's studio last year

Pamela Joyner with Kevin Beasley's Untitled (Panel 4) (2016) on the stand of Casey Kaplan at Frieze London 2016. Artwork courtesy: the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York. Photo courtesy: Linda Nylind / Frieze

'I am always thinking about where I personally can make the difference' 

Jack Whitten, Chinese Sincerity, 1974, acrylic on canvas, 1.7 × 1 m

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, USA