Playtime #2 - Michael Platt (NEW)
Playtime #2
Description

From the Artist:

This print, like Playtime #1, is a response to the then ever-increasing drug trafficking and criminal activity that was happening in my neighborhood in the late 1980s and early 90s, mostly involving crack cocaine. Playtime #2 refers to the intense changes that occurred in what used to be very common neighborhood activities—how people in the neighborhood who used to enjoy just sitting on their front porches went indoors and kept indoors and children no longer played outside in the streets in front of their homes, or on their block. All that disappeared...

Artist Bio

Michael B. Platt was a photographer, printmaker, and scholar born in Washington, DC. He earned a BFA from the Columbus College of Art and Design, an MFA from Howard University, and studied for his postgraduate degree at the George Washington Unive...

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Playtime #2

Michael Platt

Nationality
American
Ethnicity
African American
Medium

Offset Lithograph

Date

1991

Dimensions

30" x 21.5"

Edition Size

79 prints in this edition

Printer

Robert "Bob" Franklin

Provenance:

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

Location

Philadelphia, PA