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African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks

November 18, 1993 – February 12, 1994

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Press Release

Artists included in this exhibition: Charles Alston, Benny Andrews, Richmond Barthé, Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett, Eldzier Cortor, Allan Crite, Beauford Delaney, Joseph Delaney, Aaron Douglas, Palmer Hayden, William H. Johnson, Lois Mailou Jones, Jacob Lawrence, Hughie Lee-Smith, Norman Lewis, Archibald J. Motley, Jr., Hayward Oubre, Augusta Savage, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Bob Thompson, Charles White, and Hale Woodruff

This historic exhibition features paintings and sculpture from 1910 to 1965 by significant twentieth-century African-American artists and includes forty museum-caliber works, which represent a variety of styles ranging from realism to abstraction. Many of the works on view have not been exhibited in decades and are extremely rare.