Four Hundred Years of Free Labor
Artist: Joe Minter (American, born Birmingham, Alabama, 1943)
Date: 1995 Medium: Welded found metal
Dimensions: 8 ft. 9 in. × 60 in. × 54 in. (266.7 × 152.4 × 137.2 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Souls Grown Deep Foundation from the William S. Arnett Collection, 2014
Story of Sacrifice and Survival’ Finds Home at Harlem Hospital
Workers installing panels of a mahogany relief carving in the Mural Pavilion at Harlem Hospital Center in Manhattan. The relief, depicting the history of Liberia, is on indefinite loan to the hospital’s art collection.
Written By: Jeffery C. Mays
Credit: Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times
The Liberian Relief is now on loan to Harlem Hospital Center, Mural Pavilion in New York City. Featured in The New York Times.
Borough President Eric Adams presiding over the Black History Month festivities.
An African dance troupe to assist in the celebration.
Maria King Wallace represented the Mural and distributed cards with detailed information about the Liberian Mural and its current venue at Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion.
The Liberian Mural Owner Maria Elena King Wallace featured in event publication.