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Harlem Renaissance Research: Art

This guide is intended as a research tool to help you locate background information, books, articles, and internet/web links on the Harlem Renaissance.

Visual Artists

Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance

Aaron Douglas Into Bondage, 1936

This site is a brief introduction to this exhibition by the Haywood Gallery in London.

Eye On Art: Art History Pages

The Harlem Renaissance exalted the unique culture of African-Americans and redefined African-American expression.

Oscar Michaeau's Body & Soul

This is Oscar Micheaux's 1925 silent film titled "Body & Soul."

Augusta Savage


Gamin, painted plaster sculpture by Augusta Savage, 1929; in the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

the Archives of American Art

Bal Noir de Paris sketch, Palmer Hayden papers