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African American art [Afro-American; Black American]locked

  • Regenia Perry,
  • Christina Knight,
  • dele jegede,
  • Bridget R. Cooks,
  • Camara Dia Holloway
  •  and Jenifer P. Borum

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Term used to describe art made by Americans of African descent. While the crafts of African Americans in the 18th and 19th centuries continued largely to reflect African artistic traditions (see Africa, §VIII), the earliest fine art made by professional African American artists was in an academic Western style (...

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