The Harlem Renaissance in the twenties produced a wealth of black talent. But what was its
- Souls on fire. Washington, Michele Y. // Print;May/Jun98, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p56
Looks into the career of Black Renaissance artists in the 1920s and 1930s. Combining the folklore of Africa and southern black America in their work; Artists who became popular in these periods; Role of Alain Locke, a professor of philosophy at Howard University in Washington D.C. and the first...
- Aaron Douglas (1899-1979). // Print;May/Jun98, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p60
Profiles Aaron Douglas, a leading artist of the Black Renaissance. Contributions to the black art; Style of blending the geometric and angula shapes of Art Deco with the linear rhythm of Art Nouveau; Educational background.
- Laura Wheeler Waring (1887-1948). // Print;May/Jun98, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p63
Profiles Laura Wheeler Waring, an artist of the Black Renaissance. Educational background; Career in cover illustration with `The Crisis' magazine; Accomplishments as portrait artist.
- A Feeling In the Air. Rehman, Bushra // Read;2/23/2007, Vol. 56 Issue 13, p4
The article discusses the cultural awakening known as the Harlem Renaissance in which African American arts and culture started in Harlem, New York City. It examines the artistic movement that altered the language and form of American art and history. It describes the movement's legacy on...
- The black church and the Harlem Renaissance. Spencer, Jon Michael // African American Review;Fall96, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p453
Argues that there was an institutionalization of the Harlem Renaissance in the black church and that this institutionalization came in the form of the social gospel movement around the year 1895. Lack of spiritual interests of New Negroes; Professed atheism among Renaissance artists.
- Caricature and the New Negro in the Work of Archibald Motley Jr. and Palmer Hayden. Wolfskill, Phoebe // Art Bulletin;Sep2009, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p343
The article discusses the depiction of African Americans in the art of the African American painters Archibald Motley Jr. and Palmer Hayden. It focuses on the ways in which their works sometimes reference the visual stereotypes of racial caricatures. As Motley and Hayden were associated with the...
- Fine and Applied Arts. Estell, Kenneth // African America: Portrait of a People;1994, p593
An encyclopedia entry for "fine and applied arts" is presented. It discusses the development of African American art in the U.S. A comment from art critic Alain Locke made during the Harlem Renaissance is featured which highlights the potential of African American artists as displayed throughout...
- THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE. Estell, Kenneth // African America: Portrait of a People;1994, p597
An encyclopedia entry for "the Harlem Renaissance" is presented. It discusses the development of African American art during the 1920s and 1930s. With new respect for negritude and the African idiom, several cultural activities and organizations emerged to aid African American artists....
- Romare Bearden: Layers of History. // Scholastic Art;Feb2014, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p8
The article features Romare Bearden, an artist of the Harlem Renaissance in Harlem, New York City, and discusses his love of jazz that inspires him to create art. Topics include how Bearden makes paintings with the things he loved and mattered to him, the development of techniques to create...