In honor of the National Black Theatre Festival happening this month in North Carolina, black culture and politics site The Root rounded up a bunch of gay gossip about the Harlem Renaissance, the b...

The women of the Gay Harlem Renaissance

In honor of the National Black Theatre Festival happening this month in North Carolina, black culture and politics site The Root rounded up a bunch of gay gossip about the Harlem Renaissance, the b...

"Lift Every Voice and Sing" sculpture was designed as a temporary installation in the 1939 World's Fair, by Harlem Renaissance artist and sculptress Augusta Savage. This piece stood 16 feet tall. Sadly, like many fair displays it was destroyed at the close of the event. Thankfully we have this photo, that the whole world can enjoy it now and forever.

"Lift Every Voice and Sing" sculpture was designed as a temporary installation in the 1939 World's Fair, by Harlem Renaissance artist and sculptress Augusta Savage. This piece stood 16 feet tall. Sadly, like many fair displays it was destroyed at the close of the event. Thankfully we have this photo, that the whole world can enjoy it now and forever.

Loïs Mailou Jones painting in her Paris studio in 1937 or 1938, with kitten supervising from her shoulder

Loïs Mailou Jones painting in her Paris studio in 1937 or 1938, with kitten supervising from her shoulder

Harlem Renaissance was the name given to the cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York. During the time, it was known as the “New Negro Movement,”  named after the 1925 anthology by Alain Locke.   Check out these other historical facts about the Harlem Renaissance:...Harlem Renaissance was the name given to the cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York. During the time, it was known as the “New Negro Movement,”  named…

Harlem Renaissance was the name given to the cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York. During the time, it was known as the “New Negro Movement,” named after the 1925 anthology by Alain Locke. Check out these other historical facts about the Harlem Renaissance:...Harlem Renaissance was the name given to the cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York. During the time, it was known as the “New Negro Movement,” named…

Art of the Harlem Renaissance (click photo for slideshow) Works by African American painter, Archibald J. Motley, 1891-1981. Black History Album, The Way We Were Follow us on WEB TUMBLR PINTEREST...

Art of the Harlem Renaissance (click photo for slideshow) Works by African American painter, Archibald J. Motley, 1891-1981. Black History Album, The Way We Were Follow us on WEB TUMBLR PINTEREST...

Romare Bearden Collages - Grade 5. Students learned about the Harlem Renaissance of the early 1900's and viewed the work of three of it's most important artists. Taking a cue from Romare Bearden's love of music, which is a recurring theme in his art, they created these collages with cut papers and oil pastels.

Romare Bearden Collages - Grade 5. Students learned about the Harlem Renaissance of the early 1900's and viewed the work of three of it's most important artists. Taking a cue from Romare Bearden's love of music, which is a recurring theme in his art, they created these collages with cut papers and oil pastels.

Sharecropper by Elizabeth Catlett

Elizabeth Catlett (April 15, 1915 – April 2, 2012)

Augusta Savage was a famous sculptor of the Harlem Renaissance. This sculpture is known as "Gamin". It is actually a bust inspired by her nephew. This piece earned her a big break in the art industry

Augusta Savage was a famous sculptor of the Harlem Renaissance. This sculpture is known as "Gamin". It is actually a bust inspired by her nephew. This piece earned her a big break in the art industry

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