"When I conjure these memories, they are of the present to me . . . because after all, the artist is a kind of enchanter in time." —Romare Bearden on #collage #BlackHistoryMonth #HarlemHistory #BlackArtHistory
Romare Bearden, “Soul History,” 1969. Collage, graphite, colored pencil, and gouache on masonite. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Abram M. London, M.D., Class of 1957. © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY, 1997.210.
Throughout Black History Month, we’ll share pieces from our collection highlighting black artists whose work has shaped our understanding of culture, race, politics, and art.