Sunday, June 9, 2024

Harlem Renaissance Part Two

Explanation Below

Last weekend, when I went to the Met, there was a show about the Harlem Renaissance as painted by contemporary Black Artists. There were some very cool paintings by a few artists I never heard of and now love.

This work is all by Aaron Douglas. 

The top piece is explained here:


They bring a sense of motion and life. (They remind me of Italian Futurism.) The bottom two here are religious.





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