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The Town of the Poor

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Description: Abstract Expressionism: Other Politics
LIKE MANY AFRICAN Americans of his generation, Harlan Jackson had been a youth during the Harlem Renaissance and had absorbed its respect for ancestral culture. He differs from other artists in this book in that he spent the 1940s mostly in California, coming to New York for the first time in 1949. As a student at the California School of Fine Arts, however, working in a postwar atmosphere where abstract issues were defined after 1945 by Elmer Bischoff, Hassel Smith, Clay Spohn, Minor White, and …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.114-133
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00006.010

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