African American Art

SEE ALSO ART BY SUBJECT FOR ADDITIONAL RESOURCES.


Africana & Black History. Online image collection from the Schomburg Center of the NYPL.                                                                                                                              
Carl Van Vechten. Photograph of Bessie Smith.


African American Photographs Assembled for 1900 Paris Exposition. Exhibition spearheaded by W.E.B. Du Bois and Thomas J. Calloway about the history and "present condition" of African Americans of the time.




African American Vernacular Photography: Selections from the Daniel Cowin Collection. Past exhibition at the International Center of Photography.





Bomb Magazine -- The Oral History Project. Documenting the life stories of New York City's African-American artists.











Images of African Americans from the 19th Century. Online image collection from the Schomburg Center f fthe NYPL.


Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series. From the Phillips Collection.



Mapping Arts - Providence. "maps 100 years of African diasporic arts history, from the 1860s-1960s.

Michael Francis Blake Photographs, 1912-1934. From one of the first African-American photography studios in Charleston, S.C. Duke University site.

















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