Art, Spotlight

SPOLIGHT ARTISTS FOR BLACK HISTORY

February 11, 2014

Hello and good afternoon! For those just joining us, Esquisses is celebrating Black History Month. Let’s take a look at twenty artists that made a contribution to Black History.

Alma Woodsey Thomas

Jean-Michel-Basquiat-NYC

Jean Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat 

Mequitta Ahuja

Larry D. Alexander

Larry D. Alexander

Benny Andrews

Clarence Major

Clarence Major

Ealy Mays

Corky McCoy

Miles Davis album cover by Corky McCoy

Scipio Moorhead

Manuelita Brown

Manuelita Brown

Barbara Chase-Riboud

Emilio Cruz

Emilio Cruz

Howardena Pindell

Bob Thompson

Bob Thompson

Wilda Gerideau-Squires

Minnie Evans

Minnie Evans

Ellen Gallagher

Purvis Young

Purvis Young

William Edmundson

‘The Cross’ by Lawrence Harris

Lawrence Harris

Take a look at these talented artist’s works and this Friday Esquisses reports on the Black Arts Movement.  Tomorrow Art Scene Newsletter. Be blessed and enjoy your Tuesday!

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