Romare Bearden

Type
Individual
Role
Artist
Identifier
BeardenRomare
Lifespan
1911 – 1988
Functions, Occupations, and Activities
>Painter, collage
Medium
Paint;Mixed media
Biography
Romare Bearden was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. After earning a mathematics degree from New York University, Bearden studied at the Art Students League under George Grosz and was associated with...the Harlem Renaissance...[After WWII he] studied at the Sorbonne...in the 1960s Bearden arrived at a beautiful and unique synthesis of Modernist and Folk idioms. [From statement in vertical file at Bartlett Library: http://library.internationalfolkart.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=23630]
Geographic names
New York