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/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 13

Rehearsal in Swing by Richard William Lindsey

1937 / Lithograph / Image: 11 5/8”x15” / Various collections incl. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

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See also: February 13~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/13/february-13-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 11

Monday Morning Wash by Dox Thrash

c.1938-1939 / Color carborundum mezzotint / 11”x14”
Various collections, incl. Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

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See also: February 11~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/11/february-11-african-american-visual-artists/

January 22~ Kandinsky & others found the Neue Künstlervereinigung München

Membership card for the Neue Künstlervereinigung München
(New Artists’ Association Munich)
using Wassily Kandinsky’s woodcut Felsen

1909 / Woodcut / Image 5 9/16”x5 11/16” / Various collections incl. MoMA, NYC

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Previous January 22 posts:

Winter~ January 22

January 22 (music)~

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/22~

January 21, 1774 – Abdul Hamid I becomes Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Abdul Hamid I by John Young

From the book “A Series of Portraits of the Emperors of Turkey”
based on the series of paintings by Konstantin Kapıdağlı

1815 / Hand-colored mezzotints on gravure printing
Sheet 21 7/8”x16”; Image 5 1/16”x10 3/8” / Various collections incl. Art Institute of Chicago, IL

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Previous January 21 posts:

Winter~ January 21

January 21 (music)~

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/21~

January 5, 1895~ Alfred Dreyfus dishonorably discharged and demoted

Le Capitaine Dreyfus from “The Dreyfus Affair” by Ben Shahn

1984 / Pochoir lithograph on paper / 15 7/16”x11 15/16”
various incl. Fogg Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

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ALFRED DREYFUS AND THE “DREYFUS AFFAIR”~
https://encyclopedia.ushmm.org/content/en/article/alfred-dreyfus-and-the-dreyfus-affair

Previous January 5 posts:

Winter~ January 5

George Washington Carver: c.1864 – January 5, 1943

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/5~

December 6, 1856~ German-Swiss artist Louise Catherine Breslau is born

Self Portrait Holding a Dog by Marie Louise Catherine Breslau

1891 / Oil on mahogany panel / 18”x15 1/3” / Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Strasbourg, France

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Previous December 6 posts:

December 6~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/6~