Research the artists in this Module, and discuss their work. Include specific thoughts about specific works, and the philosophy behind their art.
Be original in your posts by not repeating material already posted. Include your thoughts, and feelings, along with specific references to your research.
Here is a starting list, but you can add more by researching the topic online. Here is a wonderful new website:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Here is just one of the thousand works in the Museum’s Collection. It is by one of the great american painters who happens to be African American:
Henry Ossawa Tanner 19th Century artist of faith
Kerry James Marshall
Chris Ofili “Holy Virgin Mary”
Crossing Cultures, the artwork of Kehinde Wiley
Scott Tyler “The proper Way to Display the American Flag” http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-dread-scott-us-flag-lecture-ent-0215-20160212-column.html
Kara Walker “Marvelous Sugar Baby”
Romare Bearden Modern Painter
Jacob Lawrence “The Great Migration”
Gordon Parks Photographer_Poet https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/270141
The Artists in “The Harlem Renaissance” https://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/harlem/harlem.html
Velasquez Portrait of Juan de Pareja https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/437869