JOHNSON, S: Sargent Johnson: African American Modernist.

Lefalle-Collins, Lizzetta; Wilson, Judith. Sargent Johnson: African American Modernist. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA), 1998. ISBN: 0918471435. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31161) $42.00

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Catalog for 1998 exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA). Beautiful color plates. Essays. 95p. Photograph of the artist at work.

Although sometimes considered a Harlem Renaissance artist, Sargent Johnson (1888-1967) spent his career in the Bay Area; he was the first African American artist on the West Coast to achieve a national reputation. He was known for Abstract Figurative and Early Modern styles. He was a painter, potter, ceramicist, printmaker, graphic artist, sculptor, and carver.