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Archibald Motley Postcard Set/8

Archibald Motley Postcard Set/8

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Set of eight 4.25 x 6 inch postcards. Titles are: Portrait of My Mother, 1919; Cocktails, 1926; Blues, 1929; Black Belt, 1934; Playground (Recess), 1940; Sunday in the Park, 1941; Gettin’ Religion, 1948; Portrait of a Cultured Lady, 1948.

Archibald Motley (1891—1981) was one of the most important figures associated with the Harlem Renaissance and is best known as both a master colorist and a radical interpreter of urban culture. Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist is the first full-scale survey of his paintings in two decades. The exhibition will offer an unprecedented opportunity to carefully examine Motley’s dynamic depictions of modern life in his home town, Chicago, as well as in Jazz Age Paris and Mexico. Specifically, it will highlight his unique use of both expressionism and social realism and will resituate this underexposed artist within a broader, art historical context.

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Archibald Motley Postcard Set/8
Set of eight 4.25 x 6 inch postcards. Titles are: Portrait of My Mother, 1919; Cocktails, 1926; Blues, 1929; Black Belt, 1934; Playground (Recess), 1940; Sunday in the Park, 1941; Gettin’ Religion, 1948; Portrait of a Cultured Lady, 1948.

Archibald Motley (1891—1981) was one of the most important figures associated with the Harlem Renaissance and is best known as both a master colorist and a radical interpreter of urban culture. Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist is the first full-scale survey of his paintings in two decades. The exhibition will offer an unprecedented opportunity to carefully examine Motley’s dynamic depictions of modern life in his home town, Chicago, as well as in Jazz Age Paris and Mexico. Specifically, it will highlight his unique use of both expressionism and social realism and will resituate this underexposed artist within a broader, art historical context.

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