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The Art of Ernie Barnes
An overview of the style and paintings of African-American artist, Ernie Barnes.
# 127533 | 1,500 words | 15 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Art (Artists) , African-American Studies (Historical Figures)

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This report describes the Neo-Mannerism of African-American artist Ernie Barnes. The paper references his style and several paintings, including "Sugar Shack." The paper includes an appendix with a chronology of male exhibits and works.

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"Ernie Barnes, an African-American football player and painter, combined his love of sport with his deeply personal understanding of ethnic life in the American South to create a body of artistic work that has been characterized as representative of the style known as Neo-Mannerism. As this essay will demonstrate, Barnes who died at age ... in ... was highly influential in century American artistic life, particularly in terms of his capacity for capturing the culture, values and suffering of an oppressed..."

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