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Jim Crow

Original Vintage WWII George Washington Carver Victory Bond Poster by Kautz 1945
Located in Boca Raton, FL
occurred in the midst of Jim Crow laws, so the fact that this poster features George Washington Carver, an
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1940s Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Let Freedom Ring
By Johnnie Lee Gray
Located in Charleston, SC
War II would translate into victory against Jim Crow. The collection of available works artist
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21st Century and Contemporary More Art

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Acrylic, Board

Matinee at the Ritz
By Johnnie Lee Gray
Located in Charleston, SC
. The PBS television series, The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow aired nationally in the fall of 2002
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1990s More Art

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Acrylic, Board

Miss Prather's Class
By Winfred Rembert
Located in New York, NY
-tooled and dyed leather, which explore the lives of African Americans in Jim Crow-era Georgia. After
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2010s Folk Art Figurative Prints

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Woodcut, Screen

Miss Prather's Class
Miss Prather's Class
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H 15.8 in W 12 in
R.M. Schindler Church (rear)
By Sam Durant
Located in New York, NY
cross Los Angeles economic and racial boundaries in the era of Jim Crow housing covenants". R.M
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Early 2000s Color Photography

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C Print, Photographic Paper, Color

Blue and Gray
By Johnnie Lee Gray
Located in Charleston, SC
. The PBS television series, The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow aired nationally in the fall of 2002
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21st Century and Contemporary More Art

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Acrylic

Blue and Gray
H 23.25 in W 40.25 in
Cloud of Witnesses
By Johnnie Lee Gray
Located in Charleston, SC
. The PBS television series, The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow aired nationally in the fall of 2002
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21st Century and Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Ink, Acrylic, Board

"The Drowning of Brother Tony, " Original Pastel Drawing signed
By Della Wells
Located in Milwaukee, WI
colorful fish populate the water and sky. Alligators reference Jim Crow caricatures in which black children
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1990s Neo-Expressionist Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pastel

"Bird on a Wire" The Crow - Acrylic on Canvas
Located in Soquel, CA
"Bird on a Wire" The Crow - Acrylic on Canvas Playful depiction of a crow by California-based
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1980s Abstract Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic, Canvas

Antique Map of The United States of North America, 1882
Located in Langweer, NL
Jim Crow era of racial segregation laws. 8. **Economic Disparity**: Although this period was marked
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Antique 1880s Maps

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Paper

Antique Map of The United States of North America, 1882
Antique Map of The United States of North America, 1882
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H 14.97 in W 22.45 in D 0 in
The Evidence of Things Seen
By Chris Barnard
Located in New Orleans, LA
; The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander; and White
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Panel

Kicking and Screaming
By Chris Barnard
Located in New Orleans, LA
; The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander; and White
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Panel, Canvas

C'mon, son!
By Chris Barnard
Located in New Orleans, LA
Troubled History of America’s Universities by Craig Steven Wilder; The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas, Panel

Blue Blood
By Chris Barnard
Located in New Orleans, LA
Wilder; The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander; and
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Panel, Acrylic

Birthmark
By Kat Flyn
Located in New Orleans, LA
The life simulated here is of a young mixed race woman facing life in a Jim Crow era - an era where
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

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Mixed Media

Birthmark
Birthmark
H 13 in W 13 in D 4 in
The House of Shango — African American artist
By Samella Lewis
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
American art.” Born and raised in Jim Crow era New Orleans, Lewis began her art education at Dillard
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1990s Realist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Yiddish Theatre Cubist Costume Design 1924 Deco Color Field Modernism Broadway
Located in New York, NY
affiliated ARTEF (Arbeiter Teater Farband, Workers' Theatre Union), such as Lag Boymer and Jim Kooperkop in
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1920s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Gouache

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THE DOOR OF JUSTICE Signed Color Lithograph, Lawyer and Clients, Civil Rights
By Elizabeth Catlett
Located in Union City, NJ
THE DOOR OF JUSTICE is an original, hand drawn, limited edition lithograph by the highly acclaimed African-American woman artist Elizabeth Catlett, master printmaker and sculptor bes...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

Mid Century Portrait of an African American Man
By Genevieve Rogers
Located in Soquel, CA
Mid-century figure study of an African American man by American Impressionist artist Genevieve Rogers. Unsigned, but acquired with a collection of her work. Presented in a new cream ...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Laid Paper, Oil

WALKING BLINDLY Signed Lithograph, Black Woman, For My People by Margaret Walker
By Elizabeth Catlett
Located in Union City, NJ
WALKING BLINDLY is an original hand drawn limited edition lithograph by the highly acclaimed African-American woman artist Elizabeth Catlett, master printmaker and sculptor best know...
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1990s Contemporary Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

MORNING Signed Lithograph, Interior Scene Black Women, African American Culture
By Romare Bearden
Located in Union City, NJ
MORNING is an original limited edition lithograph printed using traditional hand lithography methods on archival Somerset printmaking paper, 100% acid free. MORNING by the African Am...
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1970s Contemporary Interior Prints

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Lithograph

GARDEN ROMANCE Signed Lithograph, Black Couple Portrait, Lovers, Flower Garden
By James Demark
Located in Union City, NJ
GARDEN ROMANCE by the artist James Denmark is an original hand drawn, limited edition lithograph(not a photo reproduction or digital print) printed on archival Somerset paper using t...
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1990s Contemporary Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

BACKYARD Signed Lithograph, Black Couple, African American Heritage, Quilts
By James Demark
Located in Union City, NJ
BACKYARD by the artist James Denmark is an original hand drawn, limited edition lithograph printed on archival Somerset paper, 100% acid free using traditional hand lithography techn...
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1990s Contemporary Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

"The Capture, " Jacob Lawrence, Harlem Renaissance, Black Art, Haitian Series
By Jacob Lawrence
Located in New York, NY
Jacob Lawrence (1917 - 2000) The Capture of Marmelade (from The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture series), 1987 Color screenprint on Bainbridge Two Ply Rag paper Sheet 32 1/8 x 22 1/16 i...
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1970s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Screen, Paper

NEW DREAMS Signed Lithograph Young Black Girl Portrait, African American History
By Ernest Crichlow
Located in Union City, NJ
NEW DREAMS is an original limited edition lithograph by the Harlem Renaissance, African-American artist ERNEST CRICHLOW (1914-2005). Printed from hand drawn plates using traditional ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

HONKY TONK Signed Lithograph, Black Musician Portrait, Blues Guitar, Collage
By James Demark
Located in Union City, NJ
HONKY TONK is an original hand drawn, limited edition lithograph by the African American artist James Denmark printed using traditional hand lithography techniques on archival Somers...
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1990s Contemporary Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

IN THE GARDEN Signed Lithograph, Black Woman Pink Gingham Dress Collage Portrait
By Romare Bearden
Located in Union City, NJ
IN THE GARDEN is a limited edition color lithograph printed using traditional hand lithography methods on archival printmaking paper, 100% acid free, in an edition size of 150 by the...
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1980s Contemporary Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

Michael Garman Yesterdays News Cityscape Shadowbox Diorama Sculpture 30"
By Michael Garman
Located in Dayton, OH
Vintage 1970’s diorama / shadowbox sculpture titled Yesterday’s News by Michael Garmin. This tableau is a recreation of a part of Garmin’s extensive Magic Town and shows a man leanin...
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20th Century Expressionist Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Simka Simkhovitch WPA Artist Painting Gouache American Modernist Beach Scene
By Simka Simkhovitch
Located in Surfside, FL
Simka Simkhovitch (Russian/American 1893 - 1949) This came with a small grouping from the artist's family, some were hand signed some were not. These were studies for larger paintin...
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1930s American Modern Nude Paintings

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Gouache, Board

Romare Bearden 1972 Mother and Child Screenprint
By Romare Bearden
Located in San Francisco, CA
Romare Bearden: 1911-1998. Very important and well listed African American artist with auction records over $770,000. He has an auction high over $31,000 for a single print. This imp...
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1970s Figurative Prints

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Screen

Norman Rockwell “The Young Artist” Framed Lithograph, Signed Artist’s Proof
By Norman Rockwell
Located in San Francisco, CA
A large hand signed and numbered artist’s proof lithograph of “The Young Artist” by Norman Rockwell in original custom frame. Original oil painting was created for The Saturday Even...
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Vintage 1970s American Prints

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Aluminum

Expressionist African American Woman Portrait German Brazilian Harry Elsas
Located in Surfside, FL
Framed 20.5 x 18 image 14.5 x 12 Heinz Hugo Erich Elsas, (German-Brazilian 1925-1994) later known as Harry Elsas. Muralist, writer, designer best known as a painter. Born in 1925 in...
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20th Century Expressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Board

Hero - African American Baseball Player, Boxer, Soldier, and Businessman
By Francks Deceus
Located in New York, NY
Francks Deceus's "Hero" is a 24 x 48 inches mixed media work on canvas with collage. The work is partitioned in two distinct images. On the left side the artist depicted a baseball p...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Mixed Media

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Figure of a Violin Player
Located in Litchfield, CT
Violin Player closely relates to the carving of Jim Crow attributed to Dodge now in the collection of The
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

Figure of a Violin Player
Figure of a Violin Player
H 38 in W 12 in D 12.63 in
Coming in From the Background
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in Atlanta, GA
Thornton Dial, one of the most sanctioned African American Artists from the Jim Crow South, has
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1990s Post-Modern Mixed Media

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Metal

Running Negro
By Thornton Dial, Sr.
Located in Atlanta, GA
faced growing up in the Jim Crow South. With the violence and inequality African Americans were facing
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1990s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Concrete

Jim Morrison
By Kira Lee
Located in New York, NY
into crows feet. Culture-defining philosophies stitched into a silk robe,” said Lee. “Gathering these
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2010s Street Art Portrait Paintings

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Ink, Spray Paint

Untitled, ca.1939 Important Racial Painting by 1930s Radical American Surrealist
By Walter Quirt
Located in Seattle, WA
familiar cry for racial justice, before miscegenation laws were repealed, when Jim Crow segregation and
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1930s Surrealist Abstract Paintings

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Oil

KKK Lynching – African-American Artist
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Americans by the whites who sought to enforce racist Jim Crow laws. The Ku Klux Klan, a secret vigilante
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1930s Realist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

How to Spot Talent
By Kim Rice
Located in New Orleans, LA
that decided who was white, Jim Crow Laws, and Redlining and policing… America was built to benefit
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

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Magazine Paper

Captain America
By Kim Rice
Located in New Orleans, LA
who was white, Jim Crow Laws, and Redlining… America was built to benefit white people (even as those
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

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Magazine Paper

Lucky
By Kim Rice
Located in New Orleans, LA
who was white, Jim Crow Laws, and Redlining… America was built to benefit white people (even as those
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

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Magazine Paper

Lucky
H 19 in W 16 in
Bayard Rustin (Portrait Painting of LGBTQ Icon with Gold Leaf & Wood Frame)
By Carl Grauer
Located in Hudson, NY
protests against Jim Crow laws, Rustin played a leading role in marches, protests and other instances of
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Gold Leaf

Factory Scene WPA Mid 20th Century American Realism Cubist Industrial Modernism
By Beni E. Kosh
Located in New York, NY
. These descendants of former slaves and freemen left the Jim Crow South in search of economic opportunity
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1950s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

First Lessons
By Kat Flyn
Located in New Orleans, LA
Jim Crow, Antique tintype of African American young man "The stereotype of the Black shoeshine “boy
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

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Mixed Media

First Lessons
First Lessons
H 13 in W 12 in D 10 in
Secondary Education
By Kat Flyn
Located in New Orleans, LA
, because of Jim Crow laws, state-funded schools were forbidden to Blacks. Nevertheless, rural Black
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

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Mixed Media

Acquitted
By Chris Barnard
Located in New Orleans, LA
Troubled History of America’s Universities by Craig Steven Wilder; The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil, Panel

Bleachers
By Kat Flyn
Located in New Orleans, LA
imagery symbolizes a racist aspect of American Culture. A time in the history of Jim Crow laws when Blacks
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

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Mixed Media

Bleachers
Bleachers
H 18 in W 13 in D 11 in
Martin Grelle, Saddles and Slickers, Oil on Canvas, Western Art
By Martin Grelle
Located in San Antonio, TX
, but developed and improved upon. His parents and Jim and Mary Ellen Boren, all set that example for
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1980s Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

All Me
By Winfred Rembert
Located in New York, NY
explore the lives of African Americans in Jim Crow-era Georgia. After taking part in civil rights
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2010s Outsider Art Figurative Prints

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Color

"Takin' A Chance On Luv" Pigment Print, African American Feminist Art
By Betye Saar
Located in Surfside, FL
other stereotyped African-American figures from folk culture and advertising of the Jim Crow era. She
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Pigment

SIGNED Christopher WOOL monograph 1998 (Christopher Wool MoCa Los Angeles)
By Christopher Wool
Located in NEW YORK, NY
works-mostly in varous settings; with essays from Goldstein, Thomas Crow, Madeleine Grynsztejn, Jim
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract More Art

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Paper

Houseboy
By Victor Olson
Located in Minneapolis, MN
was originally written as a Jim Crow title in the late 40s and was reissued in 1953 as a paperback
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1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Illustration Board

Houseboy
Houseboy
H 27.5 in W 21.5 in
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Jim Crow For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate jim crow for your needs in our varied inventory. You can easily find an example made in the modern style, while we also have 1 modern versions to choose from as well. You’re likely to find the perfect jim crow among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 20th Century as well as those made as recently as the 21st Century. On 1stDibs, the right jim crow is waiting for you and the choices span a range of colors that includes gray, brown, black and purple. Creating a jim crow has been a part of the legacy of many artists, but those crafted by Chris Barnard, Johnnie Lee Gray, Kat Flyn, Sam Durant and Martin Grelle are consistently popular. These artworks were handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in paint, acrylic paint and oil paint.

How Much is a Jim Crow?

The average selling price for a jim crow we offer is $5,850, while they’re typically $1,125 on the low end and $175,000 for the highest priced.