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 Romare Howard Bearden  (1911 - 1988)

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About: Romare Howard Bearden
 

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Lived/Active: New York/North Carolina      Known for: modernist African-American figure and landscape painting, collage

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Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1911 (Charlotte, North Carolina)
- 1988 (New York City)
New York/North Carolina modernist African-American figure and landscape painting, collage
Methods
* Collage and/or Decoupage
* Easel Painting
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design

  
Media
* Acrylic Paint
* Crayon
* Etching, Etcher
* Fresco
* Gouache
* Ink
* Magic Marker, Sharpie, Felt-Tip Pen
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pen and Ink
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Styles
* Abstract Figurative, Human Figure
* Abstraction, Abstract
* Cartoon Drawing
* Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

  
Subjects
* Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
* Botanics, Plant Life
* Cattle or Other Farm Animals in Landscape
* Cityscape, City Views, City Scenes
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Gardens, Garden Scenes
* Humor, Whimsy
* Landscape
* Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats
* New York City
* Portraits
* Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality
* Social Realism

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Provincetown, Massachusetts

  
Schools
* Art Students League of New York, Student
* Art Students League of New York, Teacher
* Columbia University Art Department, Student

  
Awards/Recognition
* National Medal of Arts

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Evans-Tibbs Collections
* First National Bank of Chicago Collection
* Seavest Collection of Contemporary Realism

  
Added Description
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
* Figure Specialty
* Harlem Renaissance Artist
* LIFE Magazine Featured Artist
* Mural Specialty
* Printmaking Specialty

  
Ethnicity
* Black, African-American

  
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Vose Galleries, Boston

  
Art Movement
* Spiral Group, African-American Collective

  
Exhibition of Art Association
* Provincetown Art Association

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* Boston Museum of Fine Arts
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
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