List of African-American visual artists

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This list of African-American visual artists is a list that includes dates of birth and death of historically recognized African-American fine artists known for the creation of artworks that are primarily visual in nature, including traditional media such as painting, sculpture, photography, and printmaking, as well as more recent genres, including installation art, performance art, body art, conceptual art, video art, and digital art. The entries are in alphabetical order by surname.

Artists[edit]

Scipio Moorhead, Portrait of poet Phillis Wheatley, 1773, in the frontispiece to her book Poems on Various Subjects.
Edward Mitchell Bannister, Driving Home the Cows 1881
Harriet Powers, Bible quilt, Mixed Media. 1886
Henry Ossawa Tanner, Gateway, Tangier, 1912. Oil on canvas, 18 7/16" × 15 5/16". St. Louis Art Museum.
Charles Alston, Again The Springboard Of Civilization, 1943, (WWII African American soldier).
Larry D. Alexander,Greenville Courthouse, 1998

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp Listed in the Chronological listing of African-American artists at ArtCyclopedia
  3. ^ Amazing Grace: A Life of Beauford Delaney David Leeming; Oxford University Press; 1998. ISBN 0-19-509784-X