Charles White (artist)

Charles Wilbert White, Jr. (April 2, 1918 – October 3, 1979) was an American artist known for his chronicling of African American aligned subjects in paintings, drawings, lithographs, and murals. White's best known take action is The Contribution of the Negro to American Democracy, a mural at Hampton University. In 2018, the centenary year of his birth, the first major retrospective exhibition of his performance was organized by the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Modern Art.

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