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Jan 26/17

Classic Southern Artists Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments




Clementine Hunter (1886-1988) Natchitoches, LA

The granddaughter of a slave, Folk Artist Clementine Hunter is the first African-American to have a solo exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art.

 

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Walter Inglis Anderson (1903-1965) New Orleans, LA
Walter Anderson’s block prints, watercolors, and ceramics have become iconic representations of the Gulf Coast and an integral part of the Arts and Crafts and American Contemporary Art movements.

 

Jasper Johns (1930 - ) Augusta, GA
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Pop Artist Jasper Johns’ subject matter usually includes images and objects from popular culture, oftentimes infused with ironies and/or contradictions.

 

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Romare Bearden (1911-1988) Charlotte, NC

Modernist African American artist Romare Bearden’s work depicts the African American life of his time in collages, cartoons, and oils.
Sources "Looking for Clementine Hunter's Louisiana", New York Times, 16 June 2013
www.walterandersonmuseum.org
www.beardenfoundation.org
www.metmuseum.org
Photos from 
www.jasper-johns.org, www.louisianafolklife.org, www.lsumoa.org, www.beardenfoundation.org

 

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