Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 24

Evolution of Swing by Raymond Steth

1939 / Lithograph / 12 11/16”x16 3/4” / Various including Free Library of Philadelphia, PA

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See also: February 24~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/24/february-24-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 23

Art Is…(Troupe with Mlle Bourgeoise Noire) by Lorraine O’Grady

1983/2009 / Chromogenic print / 16”x20” / Various collections
including Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

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How Lorraine O’Grady Transformed Harlem Into a Living Artwork in the ’80s—and Why It Couldn’t Be Done Today
https://www.artspace.com/magazine/interviews_features/in_focus/lorraine-ogrady-on-the-making-of-her-1980s-parade-performance-harlem-52996

See also: February 23~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/23/february-23-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 22

Revolutionary (Angela Davis) by Wadsworth A. Jarrell

1971 / Acrylic and mixed media on canvas / 64”x51” / Brooklyn Museum, NYC

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See also: February 22~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/22/february-22-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 21

Rooftop by Hughie Lee-Smith

1961 / Oil on linen canvas / 24”x18” / The Johnson Collection, Spartanburg, SC

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See also: February 21~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/21/february-21-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 20

Window by Ernest Crichlow

1987 / Oil on canvas / Dimensions? / Private collection of Myrna Colley-Lee

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See also: February 20~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/20/february-20-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 19

Hannibal by Ulysses Davis

1975-1985 / Mahogany and paint / 17 5/8”x14 3/4”x6 1/4” / King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation, Savannah, GA

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See also: February 19~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/19/february-19-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 18

Employment of Negroes in Agriculture by Earle Richardson

1934 / Oil on canvas / 48”x32 1/8” / Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

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See also: February 18~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/18/february-18-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 17

Harangue by Wilmer Angier Jennings

1941 / Wood engraving on paper / 8”x6 1/16” / RISD Museum, Providence, RI

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See also: February 17~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/17/february-17-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 16

Harriet and Leon by Allan Rohan Crite

1941 / Oil on canvas / 36”x26” / Boston Athenæum, Boston, MA

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See also: February 16~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/16/february-16-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 15

Young Queen of Ethiopia by James W. Washington, Jr.

1956 / Limestone on wood base / 16 1/2”x6 5/8”x9 3/4”
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

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See also: February 15~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/15/february-15-african-american-visual-artists/