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Archibald John Motley Jr

 (1891 - 1981)
Archibald John Motley, Jr was active/lived in Illinois, Louisiana.  Archibald Motley Jr is known for African-American genre, still life painting.

Some Keywords and Quick Facts for Archibald John Motley, Jr

Birth / Death:  1891 New Orleans, Louisiana - 1981

Methods for Archibald John Motley, Jr

Easel Painting
Murals: Design, Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Stained Glass

Media for Archibald John Motley, Jr


Styles for Archibald John Motley, Jr

Modernist, Modernism (Partially Abstract)

Subjects for Archibald John Motley, Jr

American Scene
Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Genre, Human Activity, Daily Life
Interior Scenes
Portraits, Portraiture
Social Commentary, Cultural Issues, Political, Racial Views
Social Realism

Teacher for Archibald John Motley, Jr

Albert Krehbiel
George Bellows
Karl A. Buehr

Schools for Archibald John Motley, Jr

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Student

Awards/Recognition for Archibald John Motley, Jr

Frank Logan Prize, Art Institute of Chicago
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
Logan Medal of the Arts, Society of Western Art

Chronology for Archibald John Motley, Jr

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

Collection for Archibald John Motley, Jr

Evans-Tibbs Collections

Added Description for Archibald John Motley, Jr

Centenarian Artist, Lived 100 Years or More
Genre Specialty
Harlem Renaissance Artist
Mural Specialty
WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project Artist

Ethnicity for Archibald John Motley, Jr

Black, African-American

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century  for Archibald John Motley, Jr

Grand Central Art Galleries, New York City

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International for Archibald John Motley, Jr

Texas Centennial Exhibition

Exhibition of Museum for Archibald John Motley, Jr

Art Institute of Chicago
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Corcoran Gallery and/or Art School, Washington DC
Harmon Foundation, Harlem
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum/Museum of Non Objective Painting
Whitney Museum of American Art

Exhibition of Special Group for Archibald John Motley, Jr

American Negro Exposition, Chicago 1940

Exhibition of Art Gallery and/or Salon for Archibald John Motley, Jr

Grand Central Art Galleries-

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Guanajuato, Mexico, 1957

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