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Barkley L. Hendricks

Barkley L. Hendricks (born 1945, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a contemporary American painter who has made pioneering contributions to black portraiture and conceptualism. While he has worked in a variety of media and genres throughout...

Lawrence Harris

Lawrence Harris is an African-American painter who was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1937. He has studied art in both the United States and Europe. Harris is known for both impressionistic paintings (such...

Jerry Harris

  Jerry Harris (born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 23, 1945) is an abstract sculptor, collagist and writer. Harris is primarily a constructivist sculptor, working in media such as wood, stone, bronze, fiberglass, clay, metal, mixed...

John Wesley Hardrick

John Wesley Hardrick (September 21, 1891[1] – October 18, 1968[2]) was an American artist. He painted landscapes, still lifes and portraits. Early life and family origins Hardrick’s grandfather, Shephard Hardrick, was a land-owning farmer...

Edwin Harleston

  Edwin Harleston (1882–1931) was an African-American painter associated with the Charleston Renaissance. He was also the first president of the Charleston, South Carolina, chapter of the NAACP. Early life Edwin Augustus “Teddy” Harleston...

Herbert Alexander Gentry

  Herbert Alexander Gentry, popularly known as Herb Gentry (July 17, 1919–September 8, 2003), was an African-American Expressionist painter who lived and worked in Paris, France (1946–70; 1976–80), Copenhagen, Denmark (1958–63), in the Swedish...

Romare Bearden

  Romare Bearden (September 2, 1911 – March 12, 1988) was an American artist and writer who depicted African-American life. He worked with many types of media including cartoons, oils and collages. Born in...