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Joshua Johnson1763-1824  
Robert Scott Duncanson1821-1872Painter 
Edward M. Bannister1828-1901PainterEdward M. Bannister: Approaching Storm
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Harriet Powers1837-1911Textile Artist 
Edmonia Lewis1845-1911Sculptor 
Bill Traylor1856-1949  
Henry Ossawa Tanner1859-1937PainterHenry Ossawa Tanner: The Banjo Lesson
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William Edmondson1870-1951  
Meta Warrick Fuller1877-1968Sculptor 
George Herriman1880-1944Writer/IllustratorKrazy Mondrian (by Pablo Echaurren)
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William Edouard Scott1884-1964Painter 
James Van Der Zee1886-1983PhotographerCouple 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 Motley1891-1981PainterArchibald Motley: Blues (1929)
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Alma Thomas1891-1978Painter 
Minnie Evans1892-1987 African American Artists - Minnie Evans
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Augusta Savage1892-1962SculptorAugusta Savage - Stars of the Harlem Renaissance
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Dox Thrash1892-1965Printmaker 
Aaron Douglas1899-1979PainterAaron Douglas: Aaron Douglas Poster
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Walter Ellison1899-1977Painter 
Ellis Wilson1899-1977PainterField Workers
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Hale Woodruff1900-1980PainterHale Woodruff: Poor Man's Cotton
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Richmond Barthe1901-1989Sculptor 
Beauford Delaney1901-1979Painter 
William H. Johnson1901-1970PainterCafe
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Joseph Delaney1904-1991  
Lois Mailou Jones1905-1998PainterLois Mailou Jones: Les Fetiches
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Charles Alston1907-1977Painter/SculptorFamily No. I
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Norman Lewis1909-1979Painter 
Allan Rohan Crite1910-2007PainterAllan Rohan Crite: School's Out
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Romare Bearden1911-1988PainterRomare Bearden: She-Ba
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Gordon Parks1912-2006PhotographerModel Wearing Gold Beaded Sheath Gown
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Ulysses Davis1913-1990Sculptor 
Charles Sallee1913-2006Painter 
Charles Sebree1914-1985Painter 
Claude Clark1915-2001Painter/Printmaker 
Hughie Lee-Smith1915-2000Painter 
Raymond Steth1916-1997  
Margaret BurroughsBorn 1917  
Jacob Lawrence1917-2000PainterJacob Lawrence: Library, 1969
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Rose PiperBorn 1917  
Charles Wilbert White1918-1979Painter 
Elizabeth CatlettBorn C.1919Sculptor/Printmaker 
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 1933PainterLincoln 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 Basquiat1960-1988PainterBasquiat: Mona Lisa
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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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