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]

A–B[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

C–D[edit]

E–H[edit]

J–O[edit]

P–S[edit]

T–Z[edit]

Artist groups[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Roberta (2014). "Derrick Adams: ‘Live and in Color’". The New York Times (October 9). Retrieved April 2, 2015. 
  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 See the entry in Macklin, A. D., A Biographical History of African-American Artists. The Edwin Mellen Press; 2001. ISBN 0-7734-7676-8
  3. ^ 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 cq cr cs Listed in the Chronological listing of African-American artists at ArtCyclopedia
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  5. ^ David Leeming, Amazing Grace: A Life of Beauford Delaney, Oxford University Press; 1998. ISBN 0-19-509784-X
  6. ^ "The Artist’s Voice: Kira Lynn Harris In Conversation with Lauren Haynes". The Studio Museum in Harlem. Retrieved April 2, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Maren Hassinger". YBCA. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Retrieved March 14, 2016. 
  8. ^ Murray, Derek Conrad (2012). "David Huffman". Art in America. April 6. Retrieved April 2, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Titus Kaphar's Time Magazine Commission". International Review of African American Art. Retrieved March 15, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Deana Lawson". Lewis Center for the Arts. Retrieved 2016-03-31. 
  11. ^ Moye, Dorothy, "Lift Every Voice and Sing: The Quilts of Gwendolyn Ann Magee" Southern Spaces, September 11, 2014.