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Aspen Art Museum


Life Doesn't Frighten Me


Maya Angelou’s brave, defiant poem ignites courage in all of us—young and old. From frightening thoughts of panthers in the park to the troubling scene of a new classroom, striking and awe-inspiring images come forth and instill the power of faith in ourselves. Angelou’s powerful words are matched by the bold vision of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. His childlike style invokes strong emotions and imaginings of childhood.