Attucks In Art

How artists of many eras have approached the persona of Crispus Attucks, both as a central figure in the Boston Massacre and in more intimate and human portrayals.

Generations of artists and writers have brought us face to face with an imagined Attucks through intimate portrayals of the man and his role in the Boston Massacre. Together, these pictures and poems make the case that African and Native descended peoples have always been central to the American story.