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Joshua Johnson1763-1824 
 
Robert Scott Duncanson1821-1872Painter
 
Edward M. Bannister1828-1901Painter
Edward M. Bannister: Approaching Storm
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Harriet Powers1837-1911Textile Artist
 
Edmonia Lewis1845-1911Sculptor
 
Bill Traylor1856-1949 
 
Henry Ossawa Tanner1859-1937Painter
Henry Ossawa Tanner: The Banjo Lesson
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William Edmondson1870-1951 
 
Meta Warrick Fuller1877-1968Sculptor
 
George Herriman1880-1944Writer/Illustrator
Krazy Mondrian (by Pablo Echaurren)
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William Edouard Scott1884-1964Painter
 
James Van Der Zee1886-1983Photographer
Couple Wearing Raccoon Coats
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Clementine Hunter1887-1988 
 
Sargent Claude Johnson1887-1967Sculptor
 
Laura Wheeler Waring1887-1947Painter
 
Horace Pippin1888-1946 
 
Palmer Hayden1890-1973Painter
 
John Wesley Hardrick1891-1968 
 
Archibald Motley1891-1981Painter
Archibald Motley: Blues (1929)
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Alma Thomas1891-1978Painter
 
Minnie Evans1892-1987 
African American Artists - Minnie Evans
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Augusta Savage1892-1962Sculptor
Augusta Savage - Stars of the Harlem Renaissance
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Dox Thrash1892-1965Printmaker
 
Aaron Douglas1899-1979Painter
Aaron Douglas: Aaron Douglas Poster
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Walter Ellison1899-1977Painter
 
Ellis Wilson1899-1977Painter
Field Workers
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Hale Woodruff1900-1980Painter
Hale Woodruff: Poor Man's Cotton
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Richmond Barthe1901-1989Sculptor
 
Beauford Delaney1901-1979Painter
 
William H. Johnson1901-1970Painter
Cafe
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Joseph Delaney1904-1991 
 
Lois Mailou Jones1905-1998Painter
Lois Mailou Jones: Les Fetiches
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Charles Alston1907-1977Painter/Sculptor
Family No. I
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Norman Lewis1909-1979Painter
 
Allan Rohan Crite1910-2007Painter
Allan Rohan Crite: School's Out
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Romare Bearden1911-1988Painter
Romare Bearden: She-Ba
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Gordon Parks1912-2006Photographer
Model Wearing Gold Beaded Sheath Gown
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Ulysses Davis1913-1990Sculptor
 
Charles Sallee1913-2006Painter
 
Charles Sebree1914-1985Painter
 
Elizabeth Catlett1915-2012Sculptor/Printmaker
 
Claude Clark1915-2001Painter/Printmaker
 
Hughie Lee-Smith1915-2000Painter
 
Raymond Steth1916-1997 
 
Margaret BurroughsBorn 1917 
 
Jacob Lawrence1917-2000Painter
Jacob Lawrence: Library, 1969
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Rose PiperBorn 1917 
 
Charles Wilbert White1918-1979Painter
 
Roy DeCaravaBorn 1919Photographer
 
Robert Blackburn1920-2003Printmaker
 
John WilsonBorn 1922Sculptor
 
John Biggers1924-2001Muralist
 
Robert Colescott1925-2009Painter
 
Betye SaarBorn 1926Assemblage Artist
 
Thornton Dial Sr.Born 1928 
 
Benny Andrews1930-2006Painter
 
Faith RinggoldBorn 1930 
Faith Ringgold: Sunflower Quilting Bee at Arles
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Sam GilliamBorn 1933Painter
Lincoln Center Festival, 2001
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John OutterbridgeBorn 1933Assemblage Artist
 
Raymond SaundersBorn 1934Painter
 
Richard Hunt 1935Born 1935Sculptor
 
Russell T. GordonBorn 1936Printmaker
 
Melvin EdwardsBorn 1937Sculptor
 
Bob Thompson1937-1966Painter
 
Emma AmosBorn 1938Painter
 
Ernie Barnes1938-2009Painter
 
Emilio Cruz1938-2004Painter
 
Jerry PinkneyBorn 1939Illustrator
 
John Scott1940-2007Kinetic Artist
 
Ben JonesBorn 1941Installation Artist
 
Martin PuryearBorn 1941Sculptor
 
David HammonsBorn 1943Installation Artist
 
Howardena PindellBorn 1943Painter
 
Luther JonesBorn 1944Sculptor
 
Frederick James BrownBorn 1945 
 
Michael CummingsBorn 1945Textile Artist
 
Adrian PiperBorn 1948 
 
Joyce J. ScottBorn 1948Sculptor
 
Dawoud BeyBorn 1953Photographer
 
Chakaia BookerBorn 1953Sculptor
 
Lezley SaarBorn 1953Assemblage Artist
 
Carrie Mae WeemsBorn 1953Photographer
 
Gilda SnowdenBorn 1954 
 
Willie ColeBorn 1955Sculptor
 
Tyree GuytonBorn 1955 
 
Kerry James MarshallBorn 1955Installation Artist
 
Alison SaarBorn 1956Sculptor
 
Renee StoutBorn 1958Sculptor
 
Renee GreenBorn 1959Installation Artist
 
Jean-Michel Basquiat1960-1988Painter
 
Glenn LigonBorn 1960Painter
 
Lorna SimpsonBorn 1960 
 
Carl Robert Pope Jr.Born 1961Photographer
 
Ellen GallagherBorn 1965Painter
 
Michael Ray CharlesBorn 1967Painter
 
Kara WalkerBorn 1969 
 
Trenton Doyle HancockBorn 1974 
 
Sandra Rowe Painter
 
    
 

 
 
 
 
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