(1905 - 1990)
Humbert L. Howard was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New York. Humbert Howard is known for figure, abstract urban landscape.
Humbert Howard of Philadelphia, born in 1905, is an important figure among contemporary African-American artists. Howard was educated at Howard University in Washington, D.C., the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and the Barnes Foundation in Merion, Pennsylvania. He was also art director of the Pyramid Club, a popular and respected black cultural center in Philadelphia. His integrationist approach to art broke down traditional boundaries that often had separated black and white artists. As director of the club's art exhibitions, he selected works by both black and white artists for display.
In the late fifties, because of changing politics within the organization, Howard's involvement with the Pyramid Club waned. At that t ... Displaying 750 of 4049 characters.