A visionary artist and an influential teacher, Charles Alston (1907?1977) helped establish the Works Progress Administration's Harlem Art Workshop and was the first African American to be named a supervisor for the WPA's Federal Art Project. Alston's early studies of African sculpture influenced the appearance of the human figure in all of his work, and his experience as an American of African descent led him to express through his painting ?the injustice, the indignity, and the hypocrisy suffered by black citizens.? Alston ...

Charles Alston 2007, Pomegranate Communications, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780764937668