In collages and watercolors, Romare Bearden imbued his work with a humanism that transcends time and place. Bearden, one of the twentieth century’s preeminent artists, painted with passion about the people, issues, and ideas that shaped the world. He depicted the vibrant lives of black Americans, focusing on the people and places of the rural South, city life in the North, and the allure of the Caribbean. The twelve images in this calendar showcase the broad range of his work and reflect the creative ferment of his era, through a career spanning sixty-five years.
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