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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 ...
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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