Jeff R Donaldson
(1932 - 2004)
Jeff R. Donaldson was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Illinois. Jeff Donaldson is known for geometric expression painting, printmaking, black arts movement art.
Biography Jeff R. Donaldson
"Jeff Donaldson:Militant artist and critic who was active in the black arts movement,"
Obituary, The Guardian, by Shola Adenekan, March 13, 2004.
In 1967, the African American artist and critic Jeff Donaldson, who has died aged 71, was one of the creators of Chicago's Wall Of Respect. A montage* of more than 50 African American leaders and heroes, it was a work that heralded an outdoor mural movement that reached inner cities across the US and beyond.
The following year, Donaldson became a co-founder of the Organisation of Black American Culture (Obac) and the African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists (Afri-Cobra"). Donaldson and his contemporaries, looking to Africa for their influences, focused on bright colours
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