200 years of African American art

JamesBalwin_Beauford DelaneyJames Baldwin by Beauford Delaney

NoWorld_KaraWalkerNo World by Kara Walker

MLKJr_John Woodrow WilsonMartin Luther King Jr. by John Woodrow Wilson

“From Henry Ossawa Tanner, the first African American painter to move to Paris and be accepted into the Salon, to superstars of today like Kara Walker, here’s how generations of artists have tackled race, identity and prejudice.” – The Guardian.

Represent: 200 Years of African American Art is at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from 10 January to 5 April

More art from this series here