Cherise Smith
 
Smith, Cherise
Smith, Cherise
United States of America
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Description: African Americans in Art: Selections from The Art Institute of Chicago
​Roy DeCarava’s 1952 photograph Man Coming Up Subway Stairs (Portfolio, no. 16) features a middle-aged African American with jacket under his arm, ascending a stairway. The diagonal of the handrail and the right angles formed by the steps and lines of the building draw our attention to the subject’s expressive face...
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PublisherArt Institute of Chicago