"People trying to go up to the glory, man. They been freed and all they trying to do is feel the glory. That's all." —Purvis Young


  • Title: Going Up to Glory
  • Creator: Purvis Young
  • Creator Lifespan: 1943/2010
  • Creator Nationality: American
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Miami, Florida
  • Creator Birth Place: Miami, Florida
  • Date Created: c. 1980
  • Location Created: Miami, Florida
  • Physical Dimensions: 22 1/2 x 15 in. (57.2 x 38.1 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Black art, African American art
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: © Larry Clemons, Gallery 721 / Photo: Stephen Pitkin, Pitkin Studio
  • External Link: https://www.soulsgrowndeep.org/artist/purvis-young
  • Medium: Paint on Masonite

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