Write a 3-4 page essay that addresses one of the topics below. Discuss how the influence of culture and history has influenced the development African American visual art. Paste your response in the assignment submission box, but also include the document file as an attachment by the date listed above.
- What are some of the ways that sculptures, masks, and other works produced by African artists display distinct elements of their cultural backgrounds and experiences?
- How have African American artists in the twentieth century incorporated stylistic elements and/or cultural influences from Africa in their works?
- Why are the works produced by African American artists of interest to people who are not of African heritage?
- How were changes in social and cultural awareness reflected in the styles of African American artists throughout the twentieth century?