African American Hero of the Day

African American Almanac
ISBN: 9781578593231

Which twentieth-century painter gained acclaim for creating biographical panel series commemorating chapters of African American history?

  • He was formally trained at the Harlem Art School and the American Artist School.
  • His works are displayed at such museums as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the National Museum of American Art.
  • Among his panel series are The Life of Harriet Tubman (1939) and The Negro Migration Northward in World War (1942).
  • He was commissioned by the U.S. government to create a work of art commemorating the 1976 Bicentennial.

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