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List of illustrations

  • View of the Seine, Looking toward Notre-Dame
  • Two men unveiling Henry O. Tanner painting Christ and His Mother, with musicians in foreground, Centre Avenue YMCA
  • Just Business
  • Late Afternoon
  • Untitled (Autumn in Georgia)
  • The Lynchers
  • Giddap
  • Relics
  • Coming Home
  • Sunday Promenade
  • Trusty on a Mule
  • Country Church
  • African Headdress
  • By Parties Unknown
  • Elmer Brown painting WPA mural
  • Fifteenth Defense
  • Gandy Dancer's Gal
  • Nothing But a Man, film still
  • Nothing But a Man, film still
  • His Hammer in His Hand
  • In the Groove
  • The Runner
  • A Useful Imagination (facing right)
  • Nude
  • Lust for Bread
  • Our Land
  • I have special reservations...
  • Southern Landscape
  • Negro Artists
  • Americana
  • Southern Souvenir No. II
  • Washington, D.C. government charwoman/American Gothic
  • Washington, D.C. Mrs. Ella Watson, a government charwoman, with three grandchildren and her adopted daughter
  • Madonna Moderne
  • Contemplating My Future
  • Still Life
  • A Mansion at Prairie Avenue
  • Pensive [Bust of a Woman]
  • Photograph of mask by Beulah Woodard
  • Mask of Medicine Man
  • Mask of Haile Selassie
  • Maudelle
  • Maudelle Bass and Lewayne Kennard in Black Ritual
  • Harriet
  • Portrait of a Lady
  • Water Boy
  • The Mandolin Player
  • Pursuit of Happiness
  • Mural being executed by adult students in classes at LeMoyne Federal Art Center
  • Bin Fishin
  • Vertis Hayes and students
  • Rev. Brewster at Pilgrim Baptist Church Preaching in front of Vertis Hayes Mural
  • Unidentified Church with Mural
  • Chairman of LeMoyne Alumni Day
  • Juke Joint
  • Untitled
  • Reginald Morris
  • Second Congregational Church
  • Salvator Mundi
  • LeMoyne-Owen Library
  • Mosaic Mural
  • Untitled
  • The Mourners
  • No. 2, Main Control Panel, Nerve Center of Ship
  • The Negro's War
  • The Negro's War
  • Holy Mountain I
  • Deliver Us from Evil
  • Woman with Bouquet
  • After Sunday Service
  • Harlem Hospital Surgery
  • Untitled
  • Poor from My Mother's Womb: Lines from Villon #2
  • Sowing
  • Walk among the Lilies
  • Jazz Singers
  • Bronzeville at Night
  • Devil in a Blue Dress, screenshot
  • Brown Girl After the Bath
  • Eusebia Cosme
  • Baby on Bird (Untitled)
  • Ethiopian icon
  • The Death of Bessie Smith
  • Midnight Vigil
  • Jazz
  • Fortune magazine
  • Pageant magazine
  • Pageant magazine
  • Pageant magazine
  • Mother and Child
  • Pieta
  • Pageant magazine
  • Pageant magazine
  • Pageant magazine
  • Savage, Augusta
  • Gamin
  • La Dépêche Africaine
  • La Dépêche Africaine
  • Divinité Nègre
  • Postcard
  • Head of a Young Girl
  • Poster, Exposition Colonial, Lyon
  • Postcard, Paris International Colonial Exposition
  • Amazon
  • Mourning Victory
  • Walter Simon
  • Walter Simon Sr.
  • Gay Crichton Simon
  • Portrait of Walter Simon as Artist
  • Walter Simon with his painting Sikanni Chief River Bridge
  • Walter Simon posing with two of his portrait paintings
  • Four Figurations
  • Newspaper clipping about Dr. Alonzo Myers
  • 715 Washington Street, Greenwich Village
  • Paterson College Yearbook
  • Walter Simon with student teachers, Summer Workshop, Atlanta University
  • Art class at Georgia State College
  • Walter Simon standing next to donor Robert Jackson, Virginia State College, Petersburg, Virginia
  • Walter Simon standing next to Paterson State College mural
  • Walter Simon, Hale Woodruff, Mary Leath Thomas, and Marie Huper, judges for North Carolina Scholastic Art Exhibition
  • Walter Simon in his studio
  • Venezia
  • Pier 27
  • Abstraction with Woman's Head or Cinema
  • Lines from François Villon #1
  • Abstraction—The City—No. 3
  • String Dance #1
  • String Dance #2
  • Khambavati
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Description: Black Artists in America: From the Great Depression to Civil Rights
Contents
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Description: Black Artists in America: From the Great Depression to Civil Rights
~Black Artists in America: From the Great Depression to Civil Rights is the first in a suite of three linked exhibitions and publications that will examine the African American experience in the visual arts through the last seventy years of the twentieth century. One of the most ambitious exhibition programs the Dixon has ever conceived, the series of...
PublisherYale University Press
Description: Black Artists in America: From the Great Depression to Civil Rights
~During the first half of the twentieth century, Black artists aggressively pursued their interests in the visual arts despite the systemic racism that locked them out of the segregated...
PublisherYale University Press
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Description: Black Artists in America: From the Great Depression to Civil Rights
~Augusta Savage (1892–1962) had the rare opportunity as a Black American artist to study in Paris during the 1930s when it was the global center of art,...
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Description: Black Artists in America: From the Great Depression to Civil Rights
~The impact of African American artist educators and art historians deserves more attention. Walter Augustus Simon (1916–1979) was among the ground-breaking Black artists during the first half of the twentieth century whose educational achievements in the arts supported their peers in building long careers as artists, art...
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Description: Black Artists in America: From the Great Depression to Civil Rights
Catalogue of the Exhibition
Vertis Hayes
American, 1911–2000
The Lynchers, ca. 1930s
Oil on canvas
19½ × 15¼ inches
Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia; The Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection of African American Art, GMOA
2012.127
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Description: Black Artists in America: From the Great Depression to Civil Rights
Index
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Black Artists in America: From the Great Depression to Civil Rights
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