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African-American Perspectives

Featured Journal

Art History Books

Oxford Art Online  -   Read about African American art and artists in this compilation of art encyclopedias.

The following books are examples of titles at the Lesley Moriarty Library.

Kara Walker - Artist in Silhouettes

Kara Walker: Starting Out | ART21 "Exclusive"

Watch this episode of the PBS series ART21.

"Kara Walker is best known for exploring the raw intersection of race, gender, and sexuality through her iconic, silhouetted figures. Walker unleashes the traditionally proper Victorian medium of the silhouette directly onto the walls of the gallery, creating a theatrical space in which her unruly cut-paper characters fornicate and inflict violence on one another."

Image Databases

Going to Church, William H. Johnson

Going to Church by William H. Johnson (1901-1970), 
Read about artist.


Web Links

Henry Ossawa Tanner from ArtCyclopedia