New Negro Artists in Paris: African American Painters and Sculptors in the City of Light, 1922-1934
This book analyzes the experiences and works of six African American artists who lived and worked in Paris during the Jazz Age. More than 120 works of art are analyzed, many never before published. The author argues that it was study abroad that won these artists critical acclaim, establishing their reputations as some of the most significant leaders of the New Negro movement in the visual arts. She begins her study with a history of the debut of African American artists in Paris, 1830-1914...
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