Toward a History of Modernism in Washington: The 1933 Display of Art by African Americans at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Gallery of Art

@article{Brock2019TowardAH,
  title={Toward a History of Modernism in Washington: The 1933 Display of Art by African Americans at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Gallery of Art},
  author={C. Brock},
  journal={American Art},
  year={2019},
  volume={33},
  pages={4 - 10}
}
Unlike previous displays of art by African Americans presented on the National Mall in 1929 and 1930 that were derived chiefly from shows organized by the Harmon Foundation in New York, the Smithsonian Institution’s 1933 Exhibition of Works by Negro Artists was a distinctly Washington affair. Carter G. Woodson’s Association for the Study of Negro Life and History sponsored the show, with contributions from Alain Locke, James A. Porter, and James V. Herring from Howard University, as well as… Expand

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