African American Art Collection
Early pioneers such as Robert Duncanson, Edmonia Lewis, William Simpson, and Edward Bannister are joined by Lois Mailou Jones, James l. Wells, Alma Thomas, Sam Gilliam, David Driskell, Archibald Motley, Romare Bearden, Aaron Douglas, James Porter, Charles White, Hughie Lee-Smith, Ben Jones, Nelson Stevens, and sculptors, Richmond Barthe', William Artis, May Howard Jackson, Henry Bannarn, Charles Alston, Meta Warrick Fuller, Sargent Johnson, Alexander Calder, and Richard Hunt, to cite a few. The collection, richly endowed with paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints, is on exhibition twice during the academic year, and is available for scholarly study by appointment.
Lois Mailou Jones
Oil on canvas, 35 3/4" x 28 3/4"
Gift of the I.B.M. Corporation, 1961
Painted plaster, 28 1/2" H.,
Serigraph, 57" x 41 1/2"