Art History

Learn more about the artists Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw spotlighted in her September visit to Kids Corner!

Romare Bearden, September 1, 1911 – 1988

Jacob Lawrence, September 7, 1917 – 2000

Alma Thomas, September 22, 1891 – 1978

Suzanne Valadon, September 23, 1865 – 1938

 

Here are the links to the works of art that she referenced – they are all in local collections, except for the Thomas which is at the White House. (The Barnes foundation painting is a painting by Renoir that is believed to be of Valadon.)

 

https://www.pafa.org/museum/collection/item/odysseus-leaves-nausicaa

 

https://www.pafa.org/museum/collection/item/schomburg-library

 

https://www.whitehousehistory.org/photos/resurrection-by-alma-thomas

 

https://collection.barnesfoundation.org/objects/5787/Woman-with-Fan-(Femme-a-l%27eventail)/

 

https://philamuseum.org/collection/object/258885