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Romare Bearden

 (1911 - 1988)
Romare Howard Bearden was active/lived in New York, North Carolina.  Romare Bearden is known for modernist African-American figure and landscape painting, collage.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Romare Bearden


Birth / Death:  1911 Charlotte, North Carolina - 1988 New York City

Methods for Romare Bearden

Collage and/or Decoupage
Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Illustration, Illustrator
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint

Media for Romare Bearden

Etching, Etcher
Fresco
Ink
Magic Marker, Sharpie, Felt-Tip Pen

Styles for Romare Bearden

Cartoon Drawing
Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for Romare Bearden

Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
Cityscape, City Views, City Scenes
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Gardens, Garden Scenes
Humor, Whimsy
Landscape
Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats, Canoes
New York City
Portraits
Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality
Social Realism

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Romare Bearden

Provincetown, Massachusetts

Schools for Romare Bearden

Art Students League of New York, Student
Art Students League of New York, Teacher
Columbia University Art Department, Student

Awards/Recognition for Romare Bearden

National Medal of Arts

Chronology for Romare Bearden

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

Collections for Romare Bearden

Evans-Tibbs Collections
First National Bank of Chicago Collection
Seavest Collection of Contemporary Realism

Added Description for Romare Bearden

Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
Figure Specialty
Harlem Renaissance Artist
LIFE Magazine Featured Artist
Mural Specialty
Printmaking Specialty

Ethnicity for Romare Bearden

Black, African-American

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century  for Romare Bearden

Vose Galleries, Boston

Art Movement for Romare Bearden

Spiral Group, African-American Collective

Exhibition of Art Association for Romare Bearden

Provincetown Art Association

Exhibition of Museum for Romare Bearden

Art Institute of Chicago
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Whitney Museum of American Art


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