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African-Americans in Arts

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—0— recently added to the project - not in the wikipedia-list:

—A—

  • Terry ADKINS ‧ 1953 ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Larry D. ALEXANDER ‧ 1953 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Jules T. ALLEN ‧ 1947 ‧ photographer ‧ •
  • Charles ALSTON ‧ 1907-1977 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Amalia AMAKI ‧ ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Emma AMOS ‧ 1938 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Benny ANDREWS ‧ 1930-2006 ‧ painter ‧ •

—B—

  • Kyle BAKER ‧ 1965 ‧ cartoonist ‧ •
  • Matt BAKER ‧ 1921-1959 ‧ comic book artist ‧ •
  • James Presley BALL ‧ 1825-1904 ‧ photographer ‧ •
  • Henry BANNARN ‧ 1910-1965 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Edward Mitchell BANNISTER ‧ 1828-1901 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Ernie BARNES ‧ 1938-2009 ‧ neo-Mannerist artist ‧ •
  • Richmond BARTHÉ ‧ 1901-1989 ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Jean-Michel BASQUIAT ‧ 1960-1988 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Romare BEARDEN ‧ 1911-1988 ‧ painter ‧ ‧ •
  • Arthello BECK ‧ 1941-2004 ‧ painter ‧ ‧ •
  • Darrin BELL ‧ 1975 ‧ cartoonist ‧ •
  • Mary A. BELL ‧ 1873-1941 ‧ ‧ •
  • Dawoud BEY ‧ 1953 ‧ photographer ‧ •
  • John T. BIGGERS ‧ 1924-2001 ‧ muralist ‧ •
  • Gene BILBREW ‧ 1923-1974 ‧ cartoonist & fetish artist ‧ •
  • Robert BLACKBURN ‧ 1920-2003 ‧ printmaker ‧ •
  • Thomas BLACKSHEAR ‧ ‧ •
  • Betty BLAYTON ‧ 1937 ‧ painter‧printmaker ‧ •
  • Chakaia BOOKER ‧ 1953 ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Mark BRADFORD ‧ 1961 ‧ ‧ •
  • Peter Alexander BRADLEY ‧ 1940 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Frederick James BROWN ‧ 1945 ‧ •
  • Manuelita BROWN ‧ ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Robert BROWN ‧ c.1936-2007 ‧ cartoonist ‧ •
  • Beverley BUCHANAN ‧ 1940 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Selma BURKE ‧ 1900-1995 ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Calvin BURNETT ‧ 1921 ‧ book illustrator ‧ •
  • Robert BUTLER ‧ 1943 ‧ painter ‧ •

—C—

  • Frank CALLOWAY ‧ 1915 ‧ •
  • E. Simms CAMPBELL ‧ 1906-1971 ‧ cartoonist ‧ •
  • Fred CARTER ‧ 1938 ‧ cartoonist ‧ •
  • Elizabeth CATLETT ‧ 1919 ‧ sculptor & printmaker ‧ •
  • Bernie CASEY ‧ 1939 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Michael Ray CHARLES ‧ 1967 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Barbara CHASE-RIBOUD ‧ 1936 ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Claude CLARK ‧ 1915-2001 ‧ painter & printmaker ‧ •
  • Edward CLARK ‧ 1926 artist ‧ ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Willie COLE ‧ 1955 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Robert COLESCOTT ‧ 1925-2009 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Alex CORBBREY ‧ 1944 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Eldzier CORTOR ‧ 1916 ‧ artist & printmaker ‧ •
  • Ernest CRICHLOW ‧ 1914-2005 ‧ social realist artist ‧ •
  • Allan CRITE ‧ 1910-2007 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Emilio CRUZ ‧ 1938-2004 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Michael CUMMINGS ‧ 1945 ‧ textile artist ‧ •

—D—

  • Roy DeCARAVA ‧ 1919-2009 ‧ photographer ‧ •
  • Bing DAVIS ‧ 1937 ‧ potter & graphic artist ‧ •
  • Ulysses DAVID ‧ 1913-1990 ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Beauford DELANEY ‧ 1901-1991 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Joseph DELANEY ‧ 1904-1991 ‧ •
  • Louis DELSARTE ‧ 1944 ‧ • artist ‧ •
  • Thornton DIAL ‧ 1928 ‧ •
  • Jeff DONALDSON ‧ 1932 ‧ painter & critic ‧ •
  • Aaron DOUGLAS ‧ 1899-1979 ‧ • painter ‧ •
  • Emory DOUGLAS ‧ ‧ Black Panther artist ‧ •
  • David C. DRISKELL ‧ 1931 ‧ artist & scholar ‧ •
  • Robert Scott DUNCANSON ‧ 1821-1872 ‧ Hudson River School ‧ •

—E—

  • William EDMONDSON ‧ died 1951 ‧ folk art sculptor ‧ •
  • Walter ELLISON ‧ 1899-1977 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Mel EDWARDS ‧ 1937 ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Minnie EVANS ‧ 1892-1987 ‧ folk artist ‧ •

—F—

  • Derrick FLUDD ‧ 1963 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Meta Vaux Warrick FULLER ‧ 1877-1968 ‧ artist ‧ •

—G—

  • Ellen GALLAGHER ‧ 1965 ‧ •
  • Herbert GENTRY ‧ 1919-2003 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Wilda GERIDEAU-SQUIRES ‧ 1946 ‧ • photographer ‧ •
  • Leah GILLIAM ‧ 1967 ‧ media artist & filmmaker ‧ •
  • Sam GILLIAM ‧ 1933 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Graham GODDARD ‧ 1982 ‧ conceptual artist ‧ •
  • Richard T. GORDON ‧ 1936 ‧ printmaker ‧ •
  • Billy GRAHAM ‧ 1935-1999 ‧ comic book artist ‧ •
  • Lonnie GRAHAM ‧ ‧ photographer & installation artist ‧ •
  • Leamon GREEN ‧ 1959 ‧ •
  • Renee GREEN ‧ 1959 ‧ installation artist ‧ •
  • Mario GULLY ‧ ‧ comic book artist ‧ •
  • Tyree GUYTON ‧ 1955 ‧ •

—H—

  • Patrick Earl HAMMIE ‧ 1981 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • David HAMMONS ‧ 1943 ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Trenton Doyle HANCOCK ‧ 1974 ‧ •
  • John Wesley HARDRICK ‧ 1891-1948 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Jerry HARRIS ‧ ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Lawrence HARRIS ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Palmer HAYDEN ‧ 1893-1973 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Barkley HENDRICKS ‧ painter ‧ •
  • George HERRIMAN ‧ 1880-1944 ‧ cartoonist ‧ •
  • Richard HUNT ‧ 1935 ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Clementine HUNTER ‧ c.1886-1988 ‧ folk artist ‧ •
  • Bill HUTSON ‧ 1936 ‧ painter ‧ •
—I— —J— 
  • Otto Reinhold JACOBI ‧ 1812–1901 ‧ •
  • Wadsworth JARRELL ‧ 1929 ‧ painter, sculptor ‧ •
  • Joshua JOHNSON ‧ portrait painter & folk artist ‧ •
  • Malvin Gray JOHNSON ‧ 1896-1934 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Rashid JOHNSON ‧ conceptual artist ‧ •
  • Sargent JOHNSON ‧ 1888-1967 ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • William H. JOHNSON ‧ 1902-1970 ‧ •
  • Ben JONES ‧ 1941 ‧ installation artist ‧ •
  • Lois Mailou JONES ‧ 1905-1998 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Luther JONES ‧ 1944 ‧ sculptor ‧ •

—K—

  • Gwendolyn KNIGHT ‧ 1914-2005 ‧ artist ‧ •

—L—

  • Jacob LAWRENCE ‧ 1917-2000 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Hughie LEE-SMITH ‧ 1915-1999 ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Edmonia LEWIS ‧ c.1843-1879 ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Norman LEWIS ‧ 1909-1979 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Glenn LIGON ‧ 1960 ‧ painter ‧

—M—

  • Clarence MAJOR ‧ 1936 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Kerry James MARSHALL ‧ 1955 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Eugene J. MARTIN ‧ 1938-2005 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Howard McCALEBB ‧ ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Charles McGILL ‧ ‧ artist ‧ painting & drawing professor ‧ •
  • Sam MIDDLETON ‧ 1927 ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Sharon Lee MINOR ‧ 1949 ‧ visual/performance artist ‧ •
  • Dean MITCHELL ‧ 1957 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Scipio MOORHEAD ‧ ‧ active 1770s ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Archibald MOTLEY ‧ 1891-1981 ‧ painter ‧ •

—N—

  • Harold NEWTON ‧ 1934-1994 ‧ artist ‧ •

—O—

  • Lorraine O'GRADY ‧ 1934 ‧ conceptual artist ‧ •
  • John OUTTERBRIDGE ‧ 1933 ‧ assemblage artist ‧ •
  • Joe OVERSTREET ‧ 1933 ‧ artist ‧ •

—P— —Q—

  • Gordon PARKS ‧ 1912-2006 ‧ photographer, director ‧ •
  • Howardena PINDELL ‧ 1943 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Jerry PINKNEY ‧ 1939 ‧ illustrator ‧ •
  • Adrian PIPER ‧ 1948 ‧ conceptual artist ‧ •
  • Rose PIPER ‧ 1917 ‧ •
  • Horace PIPPIN ‧ 1888-1946 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Carl Robert POPE ‧ 1961 ‧ photographer ‧ •
  • Harriet POWERS ‧ 1837-1910 ‧ Folk artist ‧ •
  • Martin PURYEAR ‧ 1941 ‧ sculptor ‧ •

—R—

  • Patrick H. REASON ‧ 1816-1898 ‧ •
  • Earle Wilton RICHARDSON ‧ ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Faith RINGGOLD ‧ 1930 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Sandra ROWE ‧ ‧ painter ‧ •

—S—

  • Alison SAAR ‧ 1956 ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Betye SAAR ‧ 1926 ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Lezley SAAR ‧ 1953 ‧ assemblage artist ‧ •
  • Charles SALLEE ‧ 1923-2006 ‧ • painter ‧ •
  • Charles SEBREE ‧ 1914-1985 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Raymond SAUNDERS ‧ ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Augusta SAVAGE ‧ 1892-1962 ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • John T. SCOTT ‧ 1940-2007 ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Joyce J. SCOTT ‧ 1948 ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • William Edouard SCOTT ‧ 1884-1964 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Thomas SILLS ‧ 1914-2000 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Gary SIMMONS ‧ 1964 ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Lorna SIMPSON ‧ 1960 ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Merton SIMPSON ‧ 1928 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • William SIMPSON ‧ 1818-1872 ‧ portrait painter ‧ •
  • Gilda SNOWDEN ‧ 1954 ‧ •
  • Raymond STETH ‧ 1916-1997 ‧ •
  • Renee STOUT ‧ 1958 ‧ artist ‧ •

—T—

  • Henry Ossawa TANNER ‧ 1859-1937 ‧ artist ‧ •
  • Margaret Taylor-BURROUGHS ‧ 1917 ‧ •
  • Alma THOMAS ‧ 1891-1978 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Bob THOMPSON ‧ 1937-1966 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Mildred THOMPSON ‧ USA ‧ 1935-2003 ‧ abstract painter ‧ printmaker ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Dox THRASH ‧ 1892-1962 ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Bill TRAYLOR ‧ 1856-1949 ‧ •

—U—

—V—

  • James van der ZEE ‧ 1886-1983 ‧ photographer ‧ •

—W—

  • Kara WALKER ‧ 1969 ‧ artist ‧ •
  • William WALKER ‧ 1927 ‧ Chicago muralist ‧ •
  • Laura Wheeler WARING ‧ 1887-1948 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • E. M. WASHINGTON ‧ 1962 ‧ printmaker & counterfeiter ‧ •
  • James W. WASHINGTON jr. ‧ 1908-2000 ‧ painter ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Carrie Mae WEEMS ‧ 1953 ‧ photographer ‧ •
  • Pheoris WEST ‧ ‧ •
  • Charles Wilbert WHITE ‧ 1918-1979 ‧ muralist ‧ •
  • Jack WHITTEN ‧ 1939 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Kehinde WILEY ‧ 1977 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • William T. WILLIAMS ‧ 1942 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Deborah WILLIS ‧ 1948 ‧ photographer ‧ •
  • Ellis WILSON ‧ 1899-1977 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Fred WILSON ‧ 1954 ‧ conceptual artist ‧ •
  • John WILSON ‧ 1922 ‧ sculptor ‧ •
  • Frank WIMBERLEY ‧ 1926 ‧ painter ‧ •
  • Hale WOODRUFF ‧ 1900-1980 ‧ painter ‧ •

—X—

—Y—

—Z—

  • Joseph YOAKUM ‧ 1890-1972 ‧ self-taught landscape artist ‧ •
  • Purvis YOUNG ‧ 1943-2010 ‧ • artist ‧ •

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