Photo, Print, Drawing Pickets / Roy DeCarava, '46.
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- Pickets / Roy DeCarava, '46.
- Two striking men walking in a picket line; at least one man is African American.
- Contributor Names
- DeCarava, Roy, artist
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - African-Americans--Employment--1940-1950
- - Strikes--1940-1950
- Screen prints--1940-1950.
- Screen prints--1940-1950
- - Caption label from exhibit "Creative Space" Milieu, The Harlem Community Art Center and the WPA: Master photographer Roy DeCarava studied at the Cooper Union School of Art in New York and the Harlem Community Art Center. He recalls: "Now, the Harlem Art Center was a wonderful place. That's where I met all the young artists . . . Paul Robeson had an office there, and Langston Hughes was a familiar presence." During this period, Blackburn and DeCarava first met and shared artistic circles. It was also at this time that DeCarava joined the WPA, where he learned silkscreen printing. By the end of the 1940s he had stopped making prints to focus on photography.
- - Title from item.
- - Signed in pencil.
- - Collection of the Printmaking Workshop / compiled by Michael R. Chisholm, 2000, no. 490
- - Exhibited: Creative Space : Fifty Years of Robert Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop, International Print Center New York (IPCNY), 2002-2003.
- 1 print : serigraph.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2006:006 no. 490 (B size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- Digital Id
- ppmsca 02359 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.02359
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- Reproduction Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-02359 (digital file from original)
- Rights Advisory
- Publication may be restricted. For general information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions..." (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html)
- Online Format
- 1 print : serigraph. | Two striking men walking in a picket line; at least one man is African American.
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