Art Deco

Building more Stately Mansions (1944) by Aaron Douglas

The artwork “Building more Stately Mansions” is a creation of Aaron Douglas, dated 1944. This oil painting measures 137 by 102 centimeters and is indicative of the Art Deco, Synthetic Cubism, and Harlem Renaissance art movements. It falls under the genre of history painting, which is often characterized by its depiction of historical, mythological, or …

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From Slavery Through Reconstruction (1934) by Aaron Douglas

The artwork titled “From Slavery Through Reconstruction” was painted by the artist Aaron Douglas in the year 1934. This oil painting belongs to the historical genre and is a part of the series “Aspects of Negro Life.” The artwork encapsulates the ethos of the Art Deco and Synthetic Cubism movements, and reflects the cultural flourishing …

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First Snow, North Shore of Lake Superior - Harris, Lawren - 1923 - 2

First Snow, North Shore of Lake Superior (1923) by Lawren Harris

Lawren Harris, a distinguished artist, created the artwork titled “First Snow, North Shore of Lake Superior” in 1923. This landscape painting, executed in oil on canvas, is a representative of the Art Deco movement of the time. The artwork boasts dimensions of 123 by 153.3 centimeters and is currently housed at the Vancouver Art Gallery. …

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