Charles Alston (American, 1907-1977), Lindy Hop at the Savoy, c. late 1930s. Watercolor. Courtesy of the Thelma Harris Gallery, Oakland, CA. (c) The Estate of Charles Alston.
The Visual Blues
March 8 - July 13, 2014
The Visual Blues highlights the melodic influences of blues and jazz music, dance, travel, and social clubs upon the brushstrokes of Harlem Renaissance artists. This exhibition presents the innovative contributions of some of the most celebrated artists of the early twentieth century, and expresses the lasting effects of their artistic achievements.