African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center

African American Art Since 1950:
Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center

 

Emma Amos
Miss Otis
, 2002
Silkscreen and mixed media, 4/25
© 2011 Emma Amos/Licensed by VEGA,
New York, NY

Benny Andrews
Morning Song Study #1 from the Musical Interlude series
, 1999
Mixed-media collage
© Estate of Benny Andrews/Licensed by VEGA,
New York, NY

Herman Kofi Bailey
Untitled
, 1962
Drawing

Radcliffe Bailey
Until I Die/Georgia Trees and
the Upper Room
, 1997
Color aquatint with photogravure and chin collé
© 2011 Radcliffe Bailey

Radcliffe Bailey
Untitled
, 2007
Digital and serigraph, A/P 4
© 2011 Radcliffe Bailey

Romare Bearden
Morning
, 1975
Collage on paper
© Romare Bearden/Licensed by VEGA,
New York, NY

Romare Bearden
Woman and Child Reading/Untitled (verso)
, 1977
Lithograph
© Romare Bearden/Licensed by VEGA,
New York, NY

Sanford Biggers
The Somethin' Suite
, 2007
Video (25 mins)
© 2011 Sanford Biggers

Camille Billops
Dance the Tango Bee Le May from
the Kaohsiung Edition #2 series
, 1984/2010
Third stage photo etching. Intaglio/Handcolored, A/P
© 2011 Camille Billops

Robert Blackburn
Modern Times
, ca. 1984
Woodcut
© 2011 The Estate of Robert Blackburn, used with permission

Chakaia Booker
Four Twenty One
, 2010
Mixed media and c-print on glass, 5/12
© 2011 Chakaia Booker

Sheila Pree Bright
Untitled 34 from the series Suburbia
, 2006
Chromogenic, 2/3
© 2011 Sheila Pree Bright

Moe Brooker
This One's For You Musa
, 1982
Offset lithograph, 8/34
© 2011 Moe A. Brooker

Elizabeth Catlett
Gossip
, 2005
Lithograph, 30/200
© 2011 Elizabeth Catlett/Licensed by VEGA,
New York, NY

Elizabeth Catlett
The Black Woman Speaks
, 1970
Polychrome wood
© 2011 Elizabeth Catlett/Licensed by VEGA,
New York, NY

Nick Cave
Soundsuit
, 2009
Mixed media
NC09.32
Photo by James Prinz
Courtsey of Jack Shainman Gallery, NY
© 2011 Nick Cave

Kevin Cole
Handwriting on the Wall
, 1996
Wood and paint
© 2011 Kevin Cole

Willie Cole
Men of Iron
, 2004
Inkjet print, 3/30
© 2011 Willie Cole

Robert Colescott
I Love You Forever
, 1993
Woodblock engraving

Jeff Donaldson
Wives of Sango #1
, 1969
Mixed media on acid free corrugated cardboard
© 2011 Jameela K. Donaldson

David C. Driskell
Jazz Singer (Lady of Leisure, Fox)
, 1974
Oil and collage on canvas
© 2011 David C. Driskell

David C. Driskell
Pine Trees #5
, 1965
Oil on canvas
© 2011 David C. Driskell

David C. Driskell
Woman In Interior
, 2008
Silkscreen, collage and woodcut, 48/75
© 2011 David C. Driskell

Allan L. Edmunds
Dr. J.
, 1987
Offset lithograph, A/P
© 2011 Allan L. Edmunds

Melvin Edwards
Sippi Eye from the Lynch Fragment Series
, 1988
Steel and cast iron
© 2011 Melvin E. Edwards

Vanessa German
Tar Baby Jane & Doowop: Everything Useful for
Your Modern Household
, 2010
Mixed media
© 2011 Vanessa L. German

Sam Gilliam
Museum Moment
, 2009
90-color Screenprint, H/C 7/10
© 2011 Sam Gilliam

Sam Gilliam
Scarcely Blue
, 1995
Acrylic on wood
© 2011 Sam Gilliam

Barkley Hendricks
Iconic Dexter
, 2008
Digital Print with silkscreen, 2/20
© 2011 Barkley Hendricks.
Courtesy of the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions

Felrath Hines
Party's Over
, 1992
Oil on linen
© 2011 Dorothy C. Fisher

Robin Holder
My President
, 2009
Hand-printed and collage stencils
© 2011 Robin Holder

Joseph Holston
Man In Boat
, 2006
Etching
© 2011 Joseph Holston

Curlee R. Holton
Bred for Pleasure
, 2007
Etching and monoprint
© 2011 Curlee Raven Holton

Margo Humphrey
The Last Bar-B-Que
, 1989
Lithograph
© 2011 Margo Humphrey

Jacob Lawrence
Carpenters
, 1977
Silkscreen
© 2011 Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation,
Seattle/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, NY

Jacob Lawrence
The Travelers
, 1961
Egg tempra on masonite
© 2011 Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation,
Seattle/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, NY

Whitfeild Lovell
Mercy
, 1999
Charcoal on wood, found objects
© 1999 Whitfeild Lovell. On loan from DC Moore Gallery, NY

Kerry James Marshall
May 15, 2001 R.I.
, 2003
Four-color screenprint on paper, 8/10
© 2011 Kerry James Marshall

Keith Morrison
Posse
, 1994
Oil on canvas
© 2011 Keith Morrison

Floyd Newsum
When We Reflect
, 2007
Oil, acrylic, and mixed media
© 2011 Floyd Newsum

Mary Lovelace O'Neal
She Wore Lime Green Jellies
from the Desert Women Series
, 1991
Monoprint
© 2011 Mary Lovelace O'Neal

Howardena Pindell
Katrina Footprints Drawn...
, 2007
Lithograph, 14/80
© 2011 Howardena D. Pindell

Jefferson Pinder
Invisible Man
, 2005
Video
© 2011 Jefferson Pinder

Stephanie Pogue
Dancing Goddesses
, n.d.
Color viscosity etching, 2/10
© 2011 Dr. William H. Pogue

William Pope L.
Black Domestic
, 1993-1995
Iris print on paper

Martin Puryear
Chicago Pier
, 1995
Color Lithograph, 59/100
© 2011 Martin Puryear

Faith Ringgold
You Put the Devil in Me
, 2004
Serigraph, 69/100
© 2011 Faith Ringgold

Allision Saar
Black Snake Blues
, 1994
Offset lithograph
© 2011 Allision Saar

Betye Saar
L.A. Sky With Spinning Hearts
, 1989
Offset lithograph, silkscreen, plastic and
printed paper collage with thread on paper, 16/32
© 2011 Courtesy of the artist and
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York

John T. Scott
Kenneth Harris
, n.d.
Woodcut, A/P

Lorna Simpson
III
, 1994
Wood, ceramic and felt
© 2011 Lorna Simpson

Lorna Simpson
Untitled
, 1996
Felt and color digital photography
© 2011 Lorna Simpson

Clarrisa T. Sligh
Women Bring the People
, 2006
Offset lithograph, 14/60
© 2011 Clarrisa T. Sligh

Frank Smith
Improvisation from a Patch Quilt
, 1986
Mixed media on canvas
© 2011 Frank Smith

Lou Stovall
Magnolia
, 2001
Silkscreen, 9/25
© 2011 Lou M. Stovall

Alma Thomas
Falling Leaves Love Wind Orchestra
, 1977
Acrylic on canvas

Hank Willis Thomas
Untitled
, 2009
Offset lithograph, 20/30
© 2011 Hank Willis Thomas

Kara Walker
Freedom, a Fable:
A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress
in Troubled Times
, 1997
Bound volume of offset lithograph and
five laser-cut, pop-up silhouettes on wove paper
© 2011 Kara Walker

Carrie Mae Weems
Untitled from the Eatonville Series
, 2003
Pigment Inkjet
© 2011 Carrie Mae Weems

James Lesesne Wells
Untitled (Nude, Woman Resting)
, c. 1950
Oil on canvas

William T. Williams
Deacon's Day
, 1999
Acrylic on canvas
© 2011 William T. Williams

Deborah Willis
You Took the Space from a Good Man
, 2009
Offset lithograph, 11/28
© 2011 Deborah Willis