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African American Prints

African American artists have a rich history of printmaking, particularly as a mid-20th century movement to document social conditions and injustices. African American printmakers also document the stories and careers of influential and inspirational Black cultural figures and athletes.

In the 1930s, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) supported the careers of many African American printmakers during the Depression. One example of this support is the founding of the Harlem Community Arts Center in New York City. The Center provided a space to begin to tell the African American narrative. For the first time, the Northward migration and the harsh realities of life for many could be expressed through prints.

Many African American artists drew aesthetic influence from African art... Read more

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