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Romare Bearden

Painter (2-Sep-1911 — 12-Mar-1988)


Ruth E. Fine (editor). The Art of Romare Bearden. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 2003. 334pp. Exhibition catalogue, for the National Gallery of Art, etc.

Gail Gelburd (editor). A Graphic Odyssey: Romare Bearden as Printmaker. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1992.

Jerald L. Melberg; Milton J. Bloch (editors). Romare Bearden, 1970-1980. Charlotte, NC: Mint Museum. 1980. 136pp. Exhibition catalogue.

Myron Schwartzman. Romare Bearden: His Life and Art. New York: Abrams. 1990. 320pp.

M. Bunch Washington. The Art of Romare Bearden: The Prevalence of Ritual. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 1972. 230pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.54)

  5. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.47)

  6. Current Biography, 1972 Yearbook (pp.28-30)

  7. 100 Greatest African Americans: A Biographical Encyclopedia (pp.54-56)

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