Clarence Matthew “Matt” Baker (1921-1959)
Credited as the first successful African-American comic book artist
Betye Saar (Born 1926)
American-American artist known for assemblages and installations
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So interesting about Matt Baker! And didn’t know about the 1950’s accusations of “comic books’” connection to juvenile delinquency! Thank ypu for the social history and art history lessons!
Thank you! I’m just learning about comics and finding that they are an interesting area of art history.
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