Who's Who on Artists of American Negro Artists Exhibit

ID: SIA2016-011415 and SIA2016-011416 and SIA2016-011417 and SIA2016-011418

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Document

Date: May, 1929

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 35, Folder: 3

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Summary

A list of who's who of the artists featured in the American Negro Artists exhibit that opened on the ground floor of the U.S. National Museum Building on May 16, 1929. A traveling exhibition, the artwork was on display in Washington, DC, for twelve days. These artists, including Archibald Motley, Palmer Hayden, and Hale Woodruff, represented African American achievement and were the first representations of black life and culture that were partially controlled by African Americans themselves.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Woodruff, Hale 1900-1980
  • Hayden, Palmer C. 1890-1973
  • Motley, Archibald John Jr. 1891-1981
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum
  • Harmon Foundation
  • Paintings and Sculpture by American Negro Artists at the National Gallery of Art (Exhibition) (May 16-29, 1929: Smithsonian National Gallery of Art)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 35, Folder: 3

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

May, 1929

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Artists
  • Art
  • History
  • Exhibitions
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Art, American
  • Race relations
  • Painting
  • African American art
  • African Americans--History
  • African Americans

Place

  • United States
  • District of Columbia
  • Washington
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2016-011415 and SIA2016-011416 and SIA2016-011417 and SIA2016-011418

Physical description

Number of Images: 4; Color: Color; Size: 8.5w x 11h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper

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