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Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Amy Helene Kirschke


Female artists of the Harlem Renaissance dealt with issues that were unique to both their gender and their race. They experienced racial prejudice, which limited their ability to obtain training and to be taken seriously as working artists. They also encountered prevailing sexism, often an even more serious barrier. This book chronicles the challenges of women artists, who are in some cases unknown to the general public, and places their achievements in the artistic and cultural context of early twentieth-century America. Chapters in first book on the women artists of the Harlem Renaissance pr ... More

Keywords: female artists, Harlem Renaissance, gender, race, racial prejudice, early twentieth-century America, printmakers, painters, sculptors, male artsits

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781628460339
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2015 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628460339.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Amy Helene Kirschke, editor
University of North Carolina-Wilmington