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African American Literature and Culture: Art

A research guide to assist students in ENG 390

African American Art

Godfather of Harlem by Corey Barksdale

African-American art is a broad term describing visual art created by African Americans. The range of art they have created, and are continuing to create, over more than two centuries is as varied as the artists themselves - Wikipedia


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Library Materials

Smithsonian: Black and African American Art Tour with Robert Kelleman