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African American Artists of the Twentieth Century: Bearden and Colescott

Choose two (2) of the following late 20th century African-American artists, and compare and contrast their art: Bearden, Lawrence, Basquiat, or Colescott. Describe specific elements of the works from the chosen artists that represent the multiplicity of the African-American experience. Identify one (1) of these works (or some other by an African American artist) that you would like in your workplace, and explain why.

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First of all, as you briefly choose two (2) of the following late 20th century African-American artists, and compare and contrast their art works, I'm a huge Bearden fan. Thus, his riveting piece, "The Block," is highly captivating for its urban appeal, vibrant colors and cubist style. Its image appears at http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/481891?rpp=30&pg=1&ft=Romare+Bearden&pos=1

Thematically, I also greatly relish it because it seems to be an upbeat celebration of ...

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This posting reinforces some themes associated with pieces by African American Artists of the Twentieth Century, Bearden and Colescott in 300 words of notes and references.

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