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Aaron Douglas

 (1899 - 1979)
Aaron Douglas was active/lived in New York, Kansas.  Aaron Douglas is known for African-American genre painting, illustration, mural.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Aaron Douglas


Birth / Death:  1899 Topeka, Kansas - 1979 Nashville, Tennessee

Methods for Aaron Douglas

Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Illustration, Illustrator
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
Silhouettist

Media for Aaron Douglas

Fresco
Wax

Styles for Aaron Douglas

Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for Aaron Douglas

Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
Cityscape, City Views, City Scenes
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Genre, Human Activity
History: Historical Figures, Sites, Events
New York City
Portraits
Silhouettes, Silhouette Portraiture
Still Life

Schools for Aaron Douglas

Columbia University Art Department, Student

Awards/Recognition for Aaron Douglas

Harmon Foundation Award
Rosenwald Foundation Grant

Chronology for Aaron Douglas

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

Collections for Aaron Douglas

Evans-Tibbs Collections

Added Description for Aaron Douglas

Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
Figure Specialty
Genre Specialty
Mural Specialty
WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project

Ethnicity for Aaron Douglas

Black, African-American

Exhibition of Museum for Aaron Douglas

Harmon Foundation, Harlem


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Building More Stately Mansions

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A View of Harlem

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