Mid-20th Century Black Art and Culture on display in Bird Library

hermanleonard_charlieparkerA new display entitled Mid-20th Century Black Art and Culture is currently on view on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Major American cultural icons represented include authors Richard Wright and Gwendolyn Brooks, artists Jacob Lawrence and Romare Bearden, classical singer Marian Anderson, jazz greats Charlie Parker and Ella Fitzgerald, and actor Sidney Poitier.

The items on display are from Bird Library, or on loan from Libraries’ staff.  Mid-20th Century Black Art and Culture will remain up through the remainder of the spring semester.

 

 

 





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