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 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 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 14

Mrs. Simmons by Samuel Joseph Brown

c.1936 / Watercolor and pencil / 29 7/8”x20 3/4” / Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

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See also: February 14~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/14/february-14-african-american-visual-artists/

November 6, 1917~ Bolsheviks launch October Revolution [Oct. 24, Old Style]

Architectonic Painting by Lyubov Popova

1917 / Oil on canvas / 29 13/16”x21” / Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

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Previous November 6 posts:

November 6~ Artists at their Easels

Alois Senefelder: Born November 6, 1771

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/6~

October 3, 1648~ French poet, musician, academic, & artist Élisabeth Sophie Chéron is born

Likely Self Portrait by Élisabeth-Sophie Chéron

17th century / Oil on canvas / 17.5”x15.7” / Musée Condé, Chantilly, France

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Previous October 3 posts:

Autumn~ October 3

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/3~

April 7, 1940~ Booker T. Washington is first African-American honored on U.S. postage stamp

10 cent Booker T. Washington stamp by USPS; part of Famous Americans series

1940 / Engraving, dark brown ink on paper; adhesive / National Postal Museum Collection, Smithsonian Institution, D.C.

Booker T. Washington by Harris & Ewing, Inc.

Digital image from glass negative of unknown date (between 1905 and 1915) / Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division, D.C.

Previous April 7 posts:

Spring~ April 7

Billie Holiday: April 7, 1915-July 17, 1959

Billie Holiday: Born on April 7, 1915

Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/7~