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Eldzier Cortor

 (1916 - 2015)
Eldzier Cortor was active/lived in New York, Illinois.  Eldzier Cortor is known for modernist social life genre and nude women painting, graphics.

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Birth / Death:  1916 Richmond, Virginia - 2015 Seaford, New York

Methods for Eldzier Cortor

Easel Painting
Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design

Media for Eldzier Cortor

Engraving
Ink
Lithography, Lithograph

Subjects for Eldzier Cortor

Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Genre, Human Activity, Daily Life
Portraits, Portraiture

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Eldzier Cortor

Cuba
Jamaica

Schools for Eldzier Cortor

Columbia University Art Department, Student
Pratt Institute of Art, Student
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Student

Awards/Recognition for Eldzier Cortor

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
Rosenwald Foundation Grant

Chronology for Eldzier Cortor

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

Collections for Eldzier Cortor

Bakkom Photo Collection, St. Paul, Minnesota (2)
Evans-Tibbs Collections

Added Description for Eldzier Cortor

Art Educator: Teaching, Lectures, Workshops, Writing
Figure Specialty
Genre Specialty
LIFE Magazine Featured Artist
WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project Artist

Ethnicity for Eldzier Cortor

Black, African-American

Exhibition of Museum for Eldzier Cortor

Art Institute of Chicago
Carnegie Institute, International
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Museum of Fine Arts Boston


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Woman in an Interior

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Lady with Fan II.

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Drawing for "Lantern Gate" (Southern Gate)

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