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Elizabeth Catlett

 (1915 - 2012)
Elizabeth Catlett was active/lived in District Of Columbia, New York / Mexico.  Elizabeth Catlett is known for abstract sculpture, mod figure and portrait painting, graphics.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Elizabeth Catlett


Birth / Death:  1915 Washington, District of Columbia - 2012 Cuernavaca, Mexico

Methods for Elizabeth Catlett

Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Sculpture, Sculptor
Wood Carving

Media for Elizabeth Catlett

Ceramic Art, Porcelain
Lithography, Lithograph

Styles for Elizabeth Catlett

Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for Elizabeth Catlett

Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
Female Face and Figure
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Genre, Human Activity
Portraits

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Elizabeth Catlett

Expatriate from USA or Canada
Mexico and/or Central America

Art Association for Elizabeth Catlett

National Academy of Design, Elected Member

Teachers for Elizabeth Catlett

Francisco Zuniga
Grant Wood
Jose Ruiz
Ossip Zadkine

Schools for Elizabeth Catlett

Art Students League of New York, Student
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Student

Awards/Recognition for Elizabeth Catlett

Rosenwald Foundation Grant

Chronology for Elizabeth Catlett

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

Collections for Elizabeth Catlett

Evans-Tibbs Collections

Added Description for Elizabeth Catlett

Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
Figure Specialty
Printmaking Specialty

Ethnicity for Elizabeth Catlett

Black, African-American

Exhibition of Museum for Elizabeth Catlett

Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Modern Art, New York

Exhibition of Special Group for Elizabeth Catlett

American Negro Exposition, Chicago 1940


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Art © Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

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Homage to My Young Black Sisters

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Torso, Portrait of Joan

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