Richly illustrated. Contributors include Richard J. Powell, Aaron Bryant, David C. Driskell, Leslie King-Hammond, and Lowery Stokes Sims. Interview with David C. Driskell on the significance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
An essential figure in modern American art, William H. Johnson (1901-1970) was a virtuoso skilled in various media and techniques, who produced thousands of works over a career that spanned decades, continents, and genres. This volume considers paintings from the collection of Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.