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Richmond Barthe

Woman Flower Mary McLoud Bethune Bound Christ Bronze Woman Bronze Legacy Richmond Barthé 1901 – 1989 Barthé received numerous awards for his sculpture, including the Rosenwald Fellowship and the Guggenheim Fellowship. Considered by critics to be one of the leading “moderns” of his time, Barthé’s sculpture bridges the gap between realism and abstraction. His figures […]

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Margaret Burroughs

Margaret Burroughs

Homage to Picasso Offset Print 2 45x19in 2006 Little Girl Offset Print 1999 23x175in The Quartet Offset print 2006 175x23in Legacy Margaret Burroughs 1917 – 2010 Dr. Burroughs’ accomplishments are many, both as a visual artist and the founder of arts organizations, including the first national organization for black artists in 1959 and the Du

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Allan Crite

Allan Crite

Terra Cotta Head Mask Series Dance Mask Benin Legacy Allan Crite 1910 – 2007 Crite was most known for his narrative paintings of social life in his neighborhood as well as depictions of Christian themes. He was very prolific and produced an enormous body of work that will sustain his legacy as a painter of

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Louis Delsarte

Louis Delsarte

Unity Jazz in Budland Lithograph, 25×22 in.  Baker Mixed Media, 2023 Baker Mixed Media, 2023 Legacy Louis Delsarte 1944 – 2020 Delsarte was featured in the February, 2019 Time Magazine The Art of Optimism issue guest-edited by Ava DuVernay, which focused on leaders and artists of color who are shaping the field. According to Delsarte

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Richard Dempsey

Untitled Tenements Street Memories Present of Things to Come Oil on canvas, 1968, 49×21 in. Before and After Mixed media on canvas 1982 44×62 in Street Memories Oil on canvas 1966 49×21 in Legacy Richard Dempsey 1909 – 1987 RICHARD DEMPSEY (1909 – 1987) is WPA trained, attended the California School of Arts & Crafts in the 1930s and

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James Denmark

James Denmark

Elegant Blues Master Legacy James Denmark b. 1936 Denmark attended Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) in Tallahassee, Florida on a sports scholarship. While pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Art degree, Denmark came under the tutelage of Dr. Samella Lewis, who exposed him to the great traditions and accomplishments of the African-American art movement. After

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Reginald Gammon

Portrait of a Lady Old and New New Orleans Bags Miles Legacy Reginald Gammon 1921 – 2005 Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Gammon was a teacher, painter and printmaker. Although he occasionally painted still life’s and landscapes, the human figure was his essential means of expression. Born during the Depression, he would use the figure to

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Herbert Gentry

Herbert Gentry

Three Wiese Ones and Friend Red Bird Acrylic on paper, 10×15 in. Homme Vert Legacy Gentry Herbert 1919 – 2003 Gentry was an Expressionist painter who lived and worked in Paris,France, Copenhagen, Denmark, in the Swedish cities of Gothenburg, Stockholm, and Malmö, and in New York City as a permanent resident of the Hotel Chelsea.

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