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A Study of Negro Artists by Jules V.D. Bucher (1930s)

A 15-minute silent film made by Jules V. D. Bucher, A Study of Negro Artists was created on four reels in the 1930s to highlight the development of African-American fine arts. Explore the artistic achievements of the African American artists featured including Georgette Seabrook, Aaron Douglas, Richmond Barthé, and James Allen. Also spotlighted is an early exhibition of African American art at the Whitney Museum of American Art.