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After the civil war ended in America many free African Americanscontinue to stay under their former owners and a lot of them started tosearch for a safe place to explore their new lives as a freemenLiberated African Americans exodus sparked in Harlem New York fromaround the south and North and settled the city This neighborhood gavebirth to a cultural revolution and earned its status as the capital ofblack American tampabaycom 2010 According the lecture notes The Harlem Renaissance was an AfricanAmerican literary and art movement in the uptown Manhattan neighborhoodof Harlem in the mid and late-1920s To name some of those greatartists between 1870 and late 1920s were among Winslow Homer HenryOssawa Turner and Archibald Motley Lawrence is considered among thebest-known twentieth century African American painters The Painting Description Dressing for the carnival As seen in the painting its multicolored costumes suggested a festivalcelebration The brilliant light and color of this scene originallytitled Sketch-4th of July in Virginia contradict its more solemnmeaning There are a lot of actions going on the scene the figure isthe focus of the viewer the foreground is bold the man dancing withthe two women and the children focusing the action the beauty of thebushes behind the house and social harmony was unique in content As thehistorian predicted it was the beginnings of its transformation into anew tradition Most historians still see this painting evident of howwhites saw blacks in AmericaThe Banjo LessonThis paint was valued in distinctive ways First is Formalism meansthat the painting is truly beautiful and its perfect fits in under thecategory of formalism Second expressive is another value that can beplaced on the Banjo Lesson The family association the love andaffection is being shared by the two figures of the painting Thosepainting capture family ties and type of social value and AfricanAmerican culture in the form of musical expressionBlues Archibald Motley 1929Although Archibald J Motley Jr never worked in Harlem Still he was oneof the
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