Was active/lived in Illinois, Louisiana. Archibald Motley Jr is known for African-American genre, still life painting.
CONDITION : painting in good condition. SIZE : 31x23 inch or 80x60 cm. AIC; France; Karl Buehr; Albert Krehbiel.
WMAA; Grand Central Art Gal. 1928 (gold), 1929, 1931; Newark Mus. 1927 (prize); Guggenheim Fellows Exh.
1933; TMA, 1934; CGA, 1934; Texas Centennial, 1936; Howard Univ. Negro Expo, Chicago, 1940; LOC, 1940; New Gal. (solo); Chicago Woman's Club (solo). 1954 (solo); NY City College, 1967; Chicago Hist.
1991 retrospective, traveled to Studio Mus. Nat'l Archives; USPO, Wood River, Ill.Macomb, Ill; murals, Nichols Sch. During the early to late 1920s painted genre scenes of African-American life in realistic style, as well as modernist, fantastic compositions with allusions to African tribal rites. In the 1930s he was painting scenes of urban life using stylized forms and a rich, vibrant palette. 28; catalogue raisonnÈ, Chicago Hist. The item "Archibald John Jr. MOTLEY (1891-1980) African-American -JAZZMAN WITH SAXOSOPHONE" is in sale since Sunday, March 04, 2018.
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