A terrorized Southern black family hide themselves in high grass as hooded Ku Klux Klan members move menacingly through the field behind them. Ominous dark clouds hover over the haunting scene.
This is a dramatic painting. How do you think the artist created this drama?
James Turnbull, Ride by Terror,1941. Oil on masonite, 29 x 33 in.
Museum Purchase, Derby Fund, from the Philip J. and Suzanne Schiller Collection of American Social Commentary Art 1930-1970
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