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Saturday, 9 March 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTIST THE HISTORY :
Jacob Lawrence, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Aaron Douglas, Faith Ringgold, Elizabeth Cortlett, Ratye Saar, Augusta Savage and Edmonia Lewis. These are just a few names of famous African American Artist and African American Art is a broad term describing the visual art of the American Black community, influenced by the various cultural traditions, including those of Africa, Europe and the Americas, traditional African American art forms include the range of plastic arts from basket weaving, potting and quilting to wood carving and painting. From its early origins in slave communities, through the end of the 20th century, African American art has made a vital contribution to the art of the United States.