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About African American Art

Art lovers and collectors of cultural artifacts are constantly amazed by the variety and beauty of different forms of visual expression. One such form, loosely termed 'African American art,' is a visual depiction of the African American experience. The form includes many variations, with everything from African American folk art to African American girls' art represented. Throughout the past few centuries great African American artists have emerged with names like Joshua Johnson, Edward Mitchell Bannister, and Aaron Douglas. One of the most notable movements, the Harlem Renaissance, continues to influence African American art today. The impact of the Harlem Renaissance includes a diverse artistic vocabulary and a number of great experimental movements. You can find art from many different periods on eBay. Today, the genre grows and explores issues of social inequality, personal expression, freedom, and folklore through beautiful compositions. A piece of African American art makes a great addition to any home.