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Aaron Douglas

(1899—1979)

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African American art

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 excluded from ...
African American expatriate artists

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 ...
Douglas, Aaron

Douglas, Aaron (b. 26 May 1899)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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915 words

(b. 26 May 1899; d. 2 February 1979),

artist. Known as the “father of Black American

Douglas, Aaron

Douglas, Aaron (27 April 1899)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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2011
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Art & Architecture
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569 words
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(b Topeka, KS, 27 April 1899; d Nashville, TN, 3 Feb 1979),

painter and illustrator

Harlem Renaissance

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 movement ...

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