Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981

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Painter; Chicago, Ill.

From the description of Archibald Motley interviews, 1978 Jan. 23-1979 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220188409

From the description of Archibald Motley interviews, 1978 Jan. 23-1979 Mar. 1 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 276394237

Archibald John Motley, Jr. (1891-1981) was an African-American painter born in New Orleans. His style varied over his career from genre scenes of African-American life to modern paintings of tribal rights to scenes of urban African-American life.

From the description of Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10572893

Archibald John Motley (1891-1981) was a painter from Chicago, Ill.

From the description of Oral history interview with Archibald Motley, 1978 Jan. 23-1979 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397425

Painter; Chicago, Ill.

Born in New Orleans, La.

From the description of Archibald Motley, Jr. papers, 1925-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82099061

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creatorOf Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981. Archibald Motley, Jr. papers, 1925-1977. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Harmon Foundation Collection. 1922 - 1967. Artworks by Negro Artists. 1922 - 1967. quot;Black Beltquot;
referencedIn Harmon Foundation, Inc., Records, 1913-1967, (bulk 1925-1933) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Harmon Foundation Collection. 1922 - 1967. Artworks by Negro Artists. 1922 - 1967. quot;Old Snuff-Dipperquot;
creatorOf Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Harmon Foundation Collection. 1922 - 1967. Artworks by Negro Artists. 1922 - 1967. quot;Old Snuff-Dipperquot;
creatorOf Harmon Foundation Collection. 1922 - 1967. Artworks by Negro Artists. 1922 - 1967. quot;Black Beltquot;
referencedIn Harmon Foundation Collection. 1922 - 1967. Artworks by Negro Artists. 1922 - 1967. quot;Getting Religionquot;
referencedIn Records of the Public Buildings Service. 1801 - 2000. Biographies of Artists Commissioned for Public Art Projects
creatorOf Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Newark Museum. Curatorial records of Against the Odds: African American Artists and the Harmon foundation, exhibition, 1926-1990 and undated. Newark Museum
creatorOf Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981. Oral history interview with Archibald Motley, 1978 Jan. 23-1979 Mar. 1. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981. Archibald John Motley : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1920-2000 [graphic]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
creatorOf Harmon Foundation Collection. 1922 - 1967. Artworks by Negro Artists. 1922 - 1967. quot;Getting Religionquot;
referencedIn Art Young Papers, Bulk, 1924-1944, 1891-1955, (Bulk 1924-1944) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981. Archibald Motley interviews, 1978 Jan. 23-1979 Mar. 1 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Motley, Archibald J., Jr., 1891-1981 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Young, Art, 1866-1943. Papers, 1913-1955 (bulk 1924-1944). New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981. Archibald Motley interviews, 1978 Jan. 23-1979 Mar. 1. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Barrie, Dennis person
associatedWith Frick Art Reference Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Harmon Foundation, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Newark Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Young, Art, 1866-1943. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Illinois--Chicago
Illinois--Chicago
Illinois--Chicago
Illinois--Chicago
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African American artists--Interviews
Art, American
Painters--Interviews
Painters
Art--American (?)--Reproductions
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Birth 1891-10-07

Death 1981-01-16

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