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FB-12448-75

Tritobia H. Benjamin
Howard University (Washington, DC 20059-0001)

An Exploratory Examination of the 20th Century African-American Sculptor

Study will focus on recognition in the 20th century of sculpture as a major art form (U.S. has regarded sculptors as secondary figures) Black artists, deleted in former histories of American art will be noted. Specifically, study will address itself to: 1) The identification of Black sculptors past and present; 2) A comparative approach of the styles, trends and patterns established by their art forms; 3) A close structural analysis with topical emphasis and 4) A valid aesthetic judgment of sculpture in the 20th century.

Project fields:
Art History and Criticism

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$13,670 (approved)
$13,670 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1975 – 8/31/1976