Archibald J. Motley, Jr.


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African American art

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Term designating art made by Americans of African descent. Compounding the record of neglect that has marked other aspects of American history, the work of black artists has often been...

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African American expatriate artists

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Group of African American artists active in France in the 1920s and 1930s. Between the world wars, Paris became a Mecca for a “lost generation” of Americans. Hundreds of artists ...

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Chicago imagism

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Term applied to Chicago's varied expressionist and/or surrealist figurative art of the 1950s to 1970s. Like California funk art, imagism represented an alternative to mainstream modernism,...

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Harlem Renaissance

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A notable phase of black American writing centred in Harlem (a predominantly black area of New York City) in the 1920s. Announced by Alain Locke's anthology The New Negro (1925), the...

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Richmond Barthé

Overview page. Subjects: Art — United States History.

(b. 28 January 1901; d. 5 March 1989),

artist. Barthé's stylistic sculptures of the African American captured the human passion and genuine character, culture, and ethnic identity...

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