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Pioneering sculptor Barbara Chase-Riboud created Malcolm X #5, a 6-foot sculpture of polished bronze and silk, in 2003. For more than 50 years, Chase- Riboud has combined metals with textiles to create imposing works inspired by identity, history and loss. The sculpture is part of an ongoing series, a memorial to the slain civil rights leader Malcolm X. It was a gift from Nigel and Ayodele Hart.
Barbara Chase Riboud, Malcolm X #5, 2003. Polished bronze and silk with steel support, 76 1/2 × 29 × 27 inches (194.3 × 73.7 × 68.6 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Gift of Nigel and Ayodele Hart, 2017.22.1. © Barbara Chase Riboud. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Get creative at home with this project inspired by a work of art in the museum’s collection, Malcolm X #5 by Barbara Chase-Riboud. Pioneering sculptor Barbara Chase-Riboud created this 6-foot tall sculpture of polished bronze and silk, in 2003.

For more than 50 years, Chase-Riboud has combined metals with textiles to create imposing works inspired by identity, history and loss. The sculpture is part of an ongoing series, a memorial to the slain civil rights leader Malcolm X.

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