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Charles Alston: The Family
A discussion of Charles Alston's art and specifically, his images of the black family.
# 125521 | 250 words | 1 source | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Art (Painting) , African-American Studies (Historical Figures) , Art (Sculpture)

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This paper provides an abstract, bibliography and two images by African-American artist Charles Alston. The abstract focuses on Alston's preoccupation with images of the black family and their significance to his life and times.

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"The work of African American artist Charles Alston is often linked to the later years of the Harlem Renaissance. Despite Alston's considerable achievements as a painter and muralist, his work remains little known. Alston created a number of African-American family portraits that were innovative and helped reinforce a normative identity for blacks living in racist America. A graphic artist, illustrator and sculptor, in addition to his painting, Alston was also an educator and mentor to many influential black artists like..."

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