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Tag: Langston Hughes

  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Thelma Johnson Streat

    Black Art Auction to Offer Works by American Painter and Dancer When Thelma Johnson Streat was at the midpoint of her painting career, she felt the need to step beyond the canvas. She was already making murals that celebrated multiculturalism and rewrote the narrative around Black Americans. Yet after she…

    Artist to Know Thelma Johnson Streat1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    African American Art at Swann April 22

    Richmond Barthé, African Boy Dancing, cast bronze with dark brown patina, 1937. Estimate $150,000 to $250,000. New York—Swann Galleries’s spring sale of African American Art will take place on Thursday, April 22. The sale will present quality works spanning mediums and movements within the canon.  Artists of the Harlem Renaissance…

    African American Art at Swann April 22-2
  • Auction Industry

    Artists of Black History Month: Jacob Lawrence

    Black River Auction Offers Two Signed Screenprints from American Painter One of the first nationally-recognized Black American painters, Jacob Lawrence completed his first significant painting series at 21 years old. Social realism was always the bedrock of Lawrence’s work. Throughout the 20th century, he returned to the vivid imagery of…

    Artists of Black History Month Jacob Lawrence1