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Ellis Wilson

 (1899 - 1977)
Ellis Wilson was active/lived in New York / United Kingdom.  Ellis Wilson is known for Afro-naive to mod figure, animal, painting, illustration.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Ellis Wilson


Birth / Death:  1899 Kentucky - 1977

Methods for Ellis Wilson

Advertising Art
Easel Painting
Illustration, Illustrator

Media for Ellis Wilson

Styles for Ellis Wilson

Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for Ellis Wilson

Animals, Mammals
Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Genre, Human Activity
Still Life

Schools for Ellis Wilson

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Student

Awards/Recognition for Ellis Wilson

Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, Foundation Grant

Chronology for Ellis Wilson

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

Added Description for Ellis Wilson

Animal Specialty
Commercial Art, Advertising
Figure Specialty
Genre Specialty

Ethnicity for Ellis Wilson

Black, African-American

Exhibition of Museum for Ellis Wilson

Art Institute of Chicago
Harmon Foundation, Harlem
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum


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